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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Sharma Vs State of Jharkhand, 22/11/2022.

The steps taken by Bharat Coking Coal Limited for air pollution control at Bhagmara, Jharkhand is inadequate and the project proponent is liable to pay an environmental compensation of Rs. 75,93,750 directed the NGT, November 22.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suntera Singh Yadav Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and Others dated 21/11/2022.

The NGT directed the constitution of a joint committee to look into the matter of illegal brick kilns operating in Uttar Pradesh.

This new assessment from the African Union Commission, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, and the UN Environment Programme, developed by African scientists in a process led by SEI, shows how African leaders can act quickly across five key areas — transport, residential, energy, agriculture, and waste — to fight climate change, prevent air poll

Air pollution was the fourth-leading risk factor for premature mortality globally in 2019, causing an estimated 6.67 million deaths (HEI 2020). A large majority of such deaths were caused by ambient, outdoor air pollution due to inhalation of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) (World Bank 2020).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandal Parveen Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/11/2022.

Joint Committee report by Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) in Original Application No 479 of 2022 (Krishna Chouhan Vs State of Jharkhand).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/11/2022.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), November 7, 2022 said that tyre pyrolysis oil units (TPOs) need to follow 'zero liquid’ and ‘zero emission’ norms. Further, carbon produced during the process needs to be utilized in cement industries. Carbon material should not be simply transported to landfills, the court said.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Kumar Vs Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board & Others dated 04/11/2022.

The applicant, Ajay Kumar said that in district Haridwar, Uttrakhand, a large number of brick kilns are operating illegally without having requisite consent/NOC/clearance from the appropriate statutory regulations. "More than 190 brick kilns are operating in the area without complying with the requirement of environmental norms," the applicant said.

The study intends to support the Delhi government, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) in identifying priority areas of interventions needed in controlling air pollution in Delhi during the winter season of 2021.

A first-of-its-kind guide for businesses to measure air pollutant emissions across value chains. Developed by the CCAC, Stockholm Environment Institute, and IKEA Group, this guide enables companies to quantify the air pollutant emissions along their value chains.