Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Punjab Brick Kiln Owners Association Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 24/10/2018 regarding illegal brick kilns operating in Punjab.

Chandigarh: Brick kilns across Punjab would now not stop their operations as ordered by the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) earlier.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suman Sen Vs. The West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 18/09/2018 regarding operation of two brickfields in North 24 Pargnas without necessary Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate both under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. As well as clearance also from the Central Ground Water Authority.

This note expounds on migration to brick-kilns in India, based on estimates from the National Sample Survey (NSS) 2007-08 employment- unemployment and migration survey, and a review of field studies.

‘Delhi-NCR’s comprehensive clean air action plan floundering’

The Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) has been in the grip of severe air pollution. The crisis is not confined just to the National Capital Territory (NCT) but affects all the 22 districts of the NCR.

Violating PPCB regulations, emitting black smoke much above the permissible limit

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has started the process to close two brick kilns in Faridkot.

This technical report, Progress and Opportunities of Reducing Short-lived Climate Pollutants across Latin America and the Caribbean, reviews examples of initiatives and measures that have successfully reduced emissions of black carbon, methane and some hydrofluorocarbons in Latin America and the Caribbean, the three short-lived climate pollutant

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of M/S Dinkar Bricks & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/04/2018 regarding brick kilns operating within the buffer zone of the eco sensitive zone of Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Also whether the brick kilns have valid consents to operate under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Environmental Clearance under the EIA Notification, 2006.

Bricks are one of the important building materials. In India, fired clay bricks are produced in traditional, unorganized small scale industries.

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