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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satish Govind Vs President and Secretary, Windsor Park Residents Welfare Association & Others dated 01/11/2022.

The NGT, November 1, 2022 directed that diesel generator having live of more than 15 years de discarded and replaced by equipments run on cleaner fuel and must be compliant with norms including proper stack height. This must be ensured by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Ghaziabad.

Report of the Joint Committee constituted in the Original Application No. 368 of 2022 in the matter of Abhilash Vs State of Telangana.

Nearly all the African continent faces severe health impacts caused by air pollution, with several countries experiencing some of the highest levels of air pollution in the world, according to this new HEI report.

Each year, air pollution levels spike in the Indo-Gangetic Plain on the day after Diwali with grey skies and hard-to-breathe air. This results from several meteorological factors, the stubble burning in neighbouring states and increased local emissions due to the firecracker use.

Reply filed by the Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) in Original Application No 256 of 2020 (Suo Motu Vs Union of India & Others) dated 20/10/2022.

The NGT had taken cognizance of the media article on six industries in north Chennai polluting air for more than half the year.

The industries listed in the media report were the following - North Chennai Thermal Power Station; NTPC Tamil Nadu Energy Company Limited; Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited; Tamil Nadu Petro Products Limited; Manali Petrochemicals Limited and Madras Fertilizers Limited.

This scoping report synthesizes the authors’ initial work to understand the differentiated impacts of air pollution on workers in East and Southeast Asian countries and to identify evidence-based recommendations from regional case studies to help improve air quality and foster healthy employment in the context of just transitions towards a low-c

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dilshad Hussain Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 17/10/2022.

Report filed by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board in compliance to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, February 4, 2022 (Salman Miya Vs State of Uttar Pradesh).

The applicant in his application before the NGT alleged that illegal acid and chemical factories are operating without license as well as burning e-waste on the open in the area of village Chivra, district Hapur.

Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Sabuj Mancha & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 11/10/2022.

The matter related to sale of green firecrackers in West Bengal. Sabuj Mancha, the petitioner stated that no mechanism has been formulated either by the state of West Bengal or by the State Pollution Control Board for ensuring sale and bursting of green crackers only. This has resulted in severe noise and air pollution in the city and other parts of the state in previous years. He prayed for a a total ban on the sale of crackers in the state.

Action taken report in light of the direction issued by the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 390/2021 dated January 24, 2022 in the matter of Jairam Hansda Vs State of Jharkhand. The petitioner had said that Shah Sponge Iron and Power Ltd. Khaparsar Juri situated in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand is causing water pollution, air pollution and is also adversely affecting the biodiversity of the area and the health of the nearby residents.