Environmental activists have approached the National Green Tribunal (NGT) over severe damage to the Aravali forests, particularly along the Gurgaon-Faridabad and Gurgaon-Delhi roads.

Nagpur: Another goof-up by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) at Bhandewadi area has come to the fore.

PANJIM: Even as the Goa Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is yet to identify 10,000 sq mtrs of land in the industrial estates for setting up of Common Biomedical Waste Treatment Facility (CB

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) said on Wednesday none of the 85 hospitals in the city have applied for authorization for disposing of biomedical waste (BMW).

The city has around 1,500 general practitioners but just 250 of them have been registered with the firm appointed to collect and dispose of the biomedical waste generated in the city.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has published the draft “Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2015” to enable the prescribed authorities to implement the rules more effectively, thereby, reducing the bio- medical waste generation and also for its proper treatment and disposal and to ensure environmentally s

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dr. Alankrita Mehra Vs. Union of India & Nine Ors. dated 12/03/2015 regarding government medical facilities and establishments not following biomedical waste rules in Madhya Pradesh.

Chennai and Mumbai are the only big Indian cities with an effective system to manage biomedical waste, whereas Delhi and other north Indian state capitals have a poor record, a study has found.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Sustainability and Human Resources Vs The State of Madhya Pradesh dated 17/11/2014 regarding non compliance by the Madhya Pradesh Medical & Health Department and hospitals pathological laboratories etc. in the city of Bhopal with regard to the implementation of Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998, improper disposal and discarding of such material into the open areas, streets and the lakes of Bhopal resulting pollution and endangering the health of the citizens.

Corporation can take action against the hospitals, doctors told.