Report of the Committee comprising of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Additional PCCF, Telangana State Pollution Control Board and representatives of District Collector, Khammam in the matter of Original Application No. 110/2019 (PB) in compliance to National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders dated February 20, 2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Readiness for Empowerment through Legitimate Action (RELA) & Others Vs State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 24/08/2020. The issue for consideration was whether what was termed as ‘dredging’in Godavari -Krishna river beds and its tributaries in the State of Telangana by the state authorities was illegal mining, as alleged by the applicant.

Evaluation & Validation Report filed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in compliance to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of 14/02/2020 in the matter of O.A. No. 935/2018 titled as Anumolu Gandhi Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh.

The matter related to allegation of illegal mining in the name of desilting in the state of Andhra Pradesh damaging river Krishna and the environment. The plea of the state of Andhra Pradesh was that desilting was being done by Inland Waterways Authority of India, without adversely affecting the environment.

Status report by the District Collector Vishakapatnam district on leakage of hydrogen sulphide (H2S) vapors at M/s. Sainor Life Sciences Private Limited, JN Pharma City, Thanam village, Parawada mandal on June 29, 2020. Two persons died due to inhalation of H2S gas, which was released while transferring 'mother liquor of stage-III of Benzimidazole into SSR-107'.

The Cabinet has given the green signal to introduce Andhra Pradesh State Aquaculture Development Authority Act -2020 bill in the assembly. This Act may be called the Andhra Pradesh State Aquaculture Development Authority Act, 2020. It extends to the whole of the State of Andhra Pradesh.

A Bill further to amend the Andhra Pradesh Value Added Tax Act, 2005. The proposed Andhra Pradesh Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2020 seeks to revise the tax rates on petrol and diesel. The revision will result in a revenue gain of Rs 566 cr per annum approximately.

A Bill further to amend the Municipal Corporations Act, 1955 and the Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1965. This Act may be called the Andhra Pradesh Municipal Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020. It shall be deemed to have come into force on and from the 2nd March, 2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: Gas Leak at LG Polymers Chemical Plant in R R Venkatapuram village Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh dated 01/06/2020.

Affidavit filed on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of gas leak at LG Polymers chemical plant in R R Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Status of approvals and compliance The unit has been issued Consent to Operate by Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board to manufacture 313 TPD of polystyrene and 102 TPD of expandable polystyrene which was valid up to December 31, 2021.

Affidavit on behalf of LG Polymers India Private Limited in terms of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of May 8, 2020. The matter related to gas leak at LG Polymers chemical plant in RR Venkatapuram village in Andhra Pradesh.

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