Report of the Central Pollution Control Board, Regional Directorate (Chennai) to the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. Prabha Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/06/2022. The CPCB report was on mechanism adopted in framing the environmental guidelines for poultry farms - August 2021 and January 2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ved Prakash Aggrawal Vs Municipal Commissioner, Nagar Nigam Ghaziabad dated 25/01/2022.

The application seeks execution of NGT order, October 8, 2020 (OA 989/2019, Ved Prakash Aggrawal v. Municipal Commissioner, Nagar Nigam Ghaziabad).

By the said order, the Tribunal had dealt with the issue of illegal operation of dairy farms in the residential colony of Chiranjiv Vihar, Ghaziabad.

Guidelines for Poultry farms were developed in the year 2015, which was applicable to poultry farms handling above 1.0 lac birds. As per CPCB classification of industrial sectors, ‘Poultry, Hatchery and Piggery’ are categorized into ‘Green’. In the matter of O.A. No.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/12/2021.

Grievance in the application is against inadequacy of regulatory regime by way of Consent mechanism under the Water and the Air Acts to prevent degradation of the environment on account of unregulated operation of poultry farms.

A recent report has revealed that around 20 dairy companies are responsible for more greenhouse emissions than Germany, Britain, or France. The livestock companies are earning billions of dollars in this operation.

New environmental guidelines on India for poultry farmers have indicated that small and medium poultry producers should take similar measures to their bigger counterparts to prevent environmental pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nuggehalli Jayasimha Vs Government of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 19/07/2021.

Grievance in the application was against non-compliance of order of the NGT, October 8, 2020 in O.A. No. 46/2018 requiring the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to issue finalized Guidelines on the subject of ‘Environmental Management of Dairy Farms and Gaushalas’.

Order of the Kerala High Court in the matter of W.P. (C) No. 13204 of 2021 dated 14/07/2021. The matter related to care of animals in Kerala.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued guidelines for environmental management of Dairy Farms and Gaushalas. Major environmental issues of Dairy farms and Gaushalas are related to disposal of dung and urinal wastewater. Poor handling & disposal of dung and wastewater causes water pollution & odour problem.

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of V. E. Shiva Vs The Principal Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries & Others dated 09/06/2021. The matter related to welfare of stray animals.

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