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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published on 21.11.2021 in the Indian Express titled “Lakes of Bengaluru : Industrial effluents, raw sewage; stinky tale of Chandrapura lake” dated March 29, 2022. The matter related to damage to the Chandrapura lake and failure of statutory regulators to take remedial action. The media report mentions that the buffer zone of the lake has been encroached upon and waste is being dumped into the lake. It is choked by encroachments and affected by effluents and waste.

Regulatory air pollution monitoring in India is mostly limited to urban areas. Without a dense network of monitors, it is difficult to capture the fine spatial variations of PM2.5, one of the major pollutants with severe implications for human health.

This paper discusses the results of a study in Bangalore, India where behaviorally designed household energy reports helped reduce energy use by 7 percent among participating households.

he Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India, launched the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) in 2019, with the aim to improve air-quality levels in non-attainment cities. NCAP has identified 122 non-attainment cities (cities that violate the national ambient air quality standards).

National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), was launched by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) in 2019, with the target to reduce particulate matter concentration level by 20-30% in several non-attainment cities in India. These non-attainment cities do not meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

Written submission by Yelahanka Puttenahalli Lake and Bird Conservation Trust in appeal no. 14 of 2020.

The matter related to environmental clearance granted to gas based combined cycle power plant. The project site is located in the vicinity of Puttenahalli lake, Bengaluru north taluk, Yelahanka Hobli and the lake is part of Yelamallappa Chetty series of lakes in Bengaluru. The Puttenahalli lake is declared as a 'Bird Conservation Reserve' under section 36-A of the Wildlife Act 1972 by the government of Karnataka, April 29, 2015.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of H. P. Ranjanna Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/07/2021. The matter related to construction activities around the wetland area in Bengaluru, Karnataka - the city had a large number of lakes, but there is substantial extinction/disappearance due to encroachment, reclamation in the name of development.

The issue of ecological damage to the area between two lakes namely Kaikondarahalli Lake and Kasavanahalli Lake was taken by the NGT. 

Report filed by the Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) before the NGT in the matter of Suo Motu (based on the news item in Deccan Herald dated September 18, 2020 'Vrishabhavathi water turns frothy dark yellow') Vs Forest, Environment and Ecology Department, Government of Karnataka & Others. A storm water drain comes under Hemmigepura Ward No.198 of Yeshwanthapura Constiuency in Rajarajeshwarinagara zone of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike.

Joint Committee report submitted before the National Green Tribunal, Southern Zone, Chennai in the matter of Original Application No. 229/2020 on the matter of gas turbine explosion at Yelahanka Gas Power Plant of the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) at Yelahanka injuring 15 on 02/10/2020.

Report of the Joint Committee in the matter of H. P. Ranjana Vs Union of India in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order September 08, 2020.