Report of Joint Committee in the matter of Original Application No. 243 of 2022 in compliance to the NGT order, April 1, 2022.

The matter related to illegal sand mining in Prakasham and Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh.

Report of the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board as per the directions of the National Green Tribunal, Southern Zone, Chennai vide order, March 15, 2022 in the Original Application No. 28 of 2022 in the matter of Chidipi Nakula Suresh & Others. The complaint is against the establishment of petrol bunk at Sy No. 81/34a, Sethanagaram Grama Panchayath, East Godavari district.

Compliance report by the Deputy Director of Mines & Geology, Kakinada on the recommendations of the Joint Committee in O.A. No. 184/2017 (SZ).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raghu Ramakrishna Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 06/05/2022.

Grievance in the application is against violation of environmental norms in the course of construction work over the Rushikonda Hill near Visakhapatnam, in violation of the Master Plan notified by the Urban Development Department under the AP Urban Development Areas (Development) Act of 1975.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. Srinivas Rao & Others Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 06/04/2022.

Grievance in the application is against unscientific dumping of marble slurry on agricultural land near Harischandrapuram railway station, Kotabommali mandal, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, adversely affecting the environment and public health. The marble slurry is generated from the Marble Polish units located at Nimmada, Peddabammidi and Yetturallapdu, in violation of the Water Act 1974, Air Act 1981 and Environment Act 1986.

Final written submission on behalf of Paryavarana Parirakshana Sangham & Others dated 16/02/2022.

The original application has been filed in order to protect the Sompeta wetlands in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh from the imminent destruction due to construction and consequent filling up of the wetlands in violation of the Wetland Rules 2010 and the Wetland Rules of 2017.

Rejoinder of Andhra Pradesh in the matter of Gutha Gunasekhar & Others Vs Union of India, 11/02/2022. The matter related to environmental clearance granted to the Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanti (HNSS) and Galeru Nagari Sujala Sravanti (GNSS) lift water scheme.

Counter affidavit filed on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of Putta Sudhakar Yadav Vs Chief Secretary, Andhra Pradesh & Others.

Objections to the report of the Joint Committee (November 20, 2021) and Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board report (November 17, 2021) on behalf of Krishna Oil and Fats Private Limited. The matter related to discharge of effluents by edible oil refineries set up in Krishnapatnam region wherein South India Krishna Oil and Fats Pvt. Ltd. is also one of the respondents. The unit is fully compliant with all existing applicable laws and standards prescribed by the various pollution control regulatory bodies.

The impacts of climate variability, climate change, and extreme events are visible globally and in India. The Global Climate Risk Index 2021 ranks India seventh, considering the extent to which India has been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heatwaves, etc.).