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Gurgaon: The city, which had a brief respite from the heat for the past few days due to thunderstorms, is likely to see a spike in both mercury and air pollution levels from Monday.

“Pollution does affect health, but to create such a panicky situation and say millions of people are dying, I do not agree with that”

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K.J. Peter Vs State of Kerala dated 03/05/2019 regarding fake Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates being issued in the State of Kerala resulting in pollution remaining unchecked.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ishtiyaq Ahmad Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 03/05/2019 regarding pollution by Nanglamal Distillery, village Nanglamal, District Meerut. It is alleged that the unit is discharging highly polluting chemical effluents and is operating without following the requisite safety norms.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushant Tripathi, General Secretary, Dashin Gujarat Kamdar Parishad Vs State of Gujarat dated 03/05/2019 regarding Hi-Choice Processor Pvt. Ltd. illegally operating in non-industrial zone at Surat in Gujarat causing health hazard by use of pet coke.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suman, Sarpanch, Village Panchayat Dhola Majra, Sahabad, Markanda Vs State of Haryana dated 03/05/2019 regarding air pollution being caused by coal kilns in Gram Dhol Majara, Tehsil Shahbad, District Kurushetra, Haryana by using hard coal furnaces, adversely affecting the health of inhabitants.

Increasing evidence from epidemiological studies suggests that maternal exposure to ambient PM2·5 can increase the risk of pregnancy loss. However, no studies have been done in low-income countries such as those in Africa, which have the highest incidences of pregnancy loss.

The objective of this study is to present the results of a model developed by Microsol with regards to cooking in rural households between 2018 and 2030, with information from three countries: Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit Jain Vs Union of India dated 30/04/2019 regarding import of cheap waste paper and road sweep waste for firing of brick kilns. The applicant states that 900,000 tons of waste is imported which is hazardous.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganpat Ram Mirdha Vs State of Rajasthan dated 26/04/2019 regarding health effects due to stone crushing units in the villages of Koliya, Naka ke Dhani, Nozalo ke Dhani and Bandolai ke Dhani in Tehsil Didwana, District Nagaur, Rajasthan. The Tribunal had ordered that a proper medical examination be conducted of the villagers who have been effected by air pollution.

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