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This document is the annual EU emission inventory report under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP Convention) (UNECE, 1979).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd Vs Rashmi Singh & Others dated 21/07/2020.

This appeal arises from a judgment of the National Green Tribunal dated 27 February 2020 on Sipat Super Thermal Power Station located at Sipat in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh.

The NGT had issued two directions for compliance by the National Thermal Power Corporation:

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/07/2020 regarding compliance of order dated January 13, 2020 for the installation of smog towers. The smog towers, were supposed to be installed within three months and for which an agreement was to be entered into. Places were also chosen and stated on affidavit by the Central Government and the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. Even after three months, neither the agreement has been entered into nor the requisite drawings obtained.

Compliance report filed by the regional officer, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) dated 17/07/2020 before the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ravi Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh. The matter deals with the scientific disposal of biomedical waste by M/s Medical Pollution Control Committee (CBMWTF), Growth Central, Industrial Area, Bijoli, Jhansi was inspected by the UPPCB on June 3, 2020.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumit Kumar Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 16/07/2020. VThe issue for consideration is the regulation and control of use of Pet-coke and furnace oil (FO) as fuel to prevent damage to environment and public health.

Additional Compliance Report dated 15/07/2020 on behalf of DPCC in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order of November 20, 2019 in the matter of Amrita Puri Residential Colony Residents' Welfare Association Vs SMS Water Grace (P) Ltd. & Others. M/s SMS Water Grace BMW (P) Ltd., operator of common bio-medical waste treatment facility (CBWTF), it was observed that PM, NO2, total polychlorinated di-benzo dioxins and furans are exceeding the prescribed standards.

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report in the matter of M. Haridasan & Others Vs State of Kerala dated 09/07/2020 regarding distance criteria for permitting stone quarrying.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikas Singh Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 09/07/2020.

The issue for consideration is the remedial action against illegal operation of brick kilns in District Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh (UP) where 600 brick kilns were illegally operating. The applicant has alleged that all the brick kilns were located within 50 to 500 meters east or west of the village habitations resulting in cancer and asthma to 40% inhabitants.

Access to reliable and standardised air quality data is critical for effective action to reduce air pollution.