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NEW DELHI: As Delhi and its neighbours struggled to rein in the monster of pollution for yet another winter, data showed that construction and demolition activity was the biggest source of foul air

The practice, common in Punjab and Haryana, is a major threat to environment

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunil Kumar Vs Delhi Pollution Control Committee & Others dated 26/03/2019 regarding operation of garbage godowns in Ward No. 60E Soniya Vihar, Shahdra, Delhi, without consent to operate causing noise and air pollution beyond the prescribed norms, affecting health of the inhabitants. According to the applicant, there are 400 garbage godowns where garbage is continuously burnt and high decibel noise pollution is created. In the said godowns, there is breakage of iron and steel garbage, releasing dangerous oxides.

Over the past year, the number of patients treated each day in the hospital unit where cardiologist Ade Imasanti Sapardan works in Indonesia's capital has almost doubled to about 100.

Noise pollution, better hospitals next two choices of residents

CHANDIGARH: A team of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is visited villages in Punjab to take stock of the status of stubble burning and spreading awareness about the alternative methods available

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Bali Nagar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 25/03/2019 regarding denting, painting and chemical work taking place in the area from Bali Nagar Red Light to Big Apple Chowk, Bali Nagar adversely affecting the health of infants and senior citizens by air and noise pollution. In the said activities, petrol and thinner is used emitting foul smell which also add to the PM2.5 level.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shah Alam Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 25/03/2019 regarding air pollution being caused by M/s Jublient Industries Ltd., Gajraula, Amroha. The industry has also dug a tubewell. Discharge of chemicals and emission of gas are affecting the health of the inhabitants of the village.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Deepak Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 25/03/2019 regarding illegal discharge of effluents – industrial and municipal and air pollution in Village Jindpur, Alipur Division, G.T. Road, Delhi. It is further alleged that a pond has been encroached. Resorts have been set up around the village which are creating noise pollution even after 10:00 p.m. by using D.J., laser lights and generators.

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