Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re : News item published in Hindustan Times dated 03.06.2022 titled “178 women workers fall ill after gas leak in Andhra’s Visakhapatnam” dated 18/01/2023.

Proceedings were initiated suo-motu in view of media report about gas leak at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, affecting the health of 178 women workers.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/s Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Vs Visakha Pawan Praja Karmika Sangam & Others dated 05/01/2023.

Joint committee report in the matter of Daram Govinda Rajan Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 17/11/2022.

Daram Govinda Rajan resident of Chataparru, Eluru mandal, Eluru district, Andhra Pradesh filed an application before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) regarding massive illegal encroachments by construction of ponds leading to ecological destruction in Kolleru lake which is one of the prominent lakes in Eluru and Krishna districts of Andhra Pradesh.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the state of Andhra Pradesh to file a status report on waste management in Andhra Pradesh as on March 31, 2023 by April 15, 2023.

The court, November 17, 2022 also directed further remedial measures to be taken urgently which would address the following issues:

1. Verification of impact of bioremediation of drains on reduction of BOD and fecal coliform to save unnecessary expenditure if no positive impact is taking place

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Visakha Pawan Praja Karmika Sangam Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/10/2022.

The matter related to Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) refinery in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh causing smoke, odour nuisance and water pollution for several years.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in the Telugu Newspaper named, Eenadu,Andhra Pradesh edition dated: 29th July, 2021, titled “illegal sand mining in Prakasham and Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh”.

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) issued regulations specifying the obligations for purchase of renewable power and its compliance by the purchase of renewable energy and renewable energy certificates.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. Srinivas Rao & Others Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 28/09/2022.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) was directed by the NGT to issue guidelines for utilization of marble slurry and to prevent its unregulated dumping. The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board was ordered to ensure that no illegal extraction of groundwater takes place by marble polish units and industries adhere to zero liquid discharge standard and should have captive or combined slurry utilization plan.

Action taken report filed by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board on behalf of the Joint Committee in the matter of the National Green Tribunal order, July 20, 2022 (O.A. No. 164 of 2022).

The matter related to granite cutting and polishing units dumping marble and granite slurry on agricultural lands near Harichadrapuram railway station, Kotabommali mandal, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh.

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of (in respect of State of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh and Chandigarh) Re: Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other environmental issues dated 07/09/2022.

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