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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mustak Kadri Vs State of Gujarat dated 24/05/2019 regarding purchase of 4000 BS-IV buses for non-essential purposes by Gujarat. Purchase of diesel buses is alleged to be in violation of Supreme Court and NGT orders.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Arun Kumar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 24/05/2019 regarding violation of norms by plastic industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods in Narela and Bawana in Delhi. Report submitted by a committee found open dumping of waste and open burning of plastic waste, drains fully chocked by waste in absence of collection of waste generated by industries and untreated waste water from industries being directly discharged into the drains in Narela as well as Bawana industrial areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anjani Jaiswal Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding pollution by thermal power stations operating in the Districts of Singrauli and Sonebhadra in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. According to the applicant, the power plants have been causing air pollution and water pollution in violation of environmental norms in the last two decades. The violation of norms has resulted in damage caused to water bodies, including Rihand Reservoir.

A total of 10,114 fire incidents were recorded in Punjab during this season till May 22, including 4,092 (40%) in just the past five days.

In a fresh hearing pertaining to noise and air pollution both in the vicinity of Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed Airport Authority of India (AAI)

Last year, the maximum cases of stubble burning recorded in a single day was 1,500 on May 9, 2018, across the state. This year, the maximum number of cases were recorded on May 12 at 1,291.

Upgrading the supply chains and price rebates were found to double purchases of cleaner cooking stoves according to the study

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bishnu Prasad Mishro Vs State of Odisha & Other dated 21/05/2019 regarding action taken in respect of 604 non-compliant brick kilns apart from the 640 which have been already identified. The matter has come before the Tribunal after 24.11.2017. The State PCB had sought time then to file file affidavit containing the information in this regard. But the Court finds the affidavits filed by the State PCB inadequate.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions and Promotion of National Awareness Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/05/2019 regarding noise and air pollution around IGI, Delhi.

Awareness of the ill-effects one key reason for the dip, say experts

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