Factual and action taken report on behalf of the Joint Committee constituted vide the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, January 28, 2022.

The matter related to health hazards being faced by the residents living near M/S N.U. Vista Ltd., village Durgawati, district Kaimur, Bihar. The unit is discharging its polluted water in the nearby agricultural land; the cement water slurry is released into the agricultural fields making them infertile and ultimately polluting the nearby rivers and also affects aquatic life, the application to the NGT said.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Basudeb Bar & Others Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 11/04/2022.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Larsen & Toubro Limited Vs Sanghi Industries Limited & Others dated 25/02/2022.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of ACC Limited Vs State of Chhattisgarh & Others dated 11/01/2022. The matter relates to the computation of the water consumption from April 2010 to March 2020 and the amount payable thereon.

Counter affidavit filed by the District Collector, YSR Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh. M/ s Teja Cement Limited had applied for alienation of land of an extent of acres 92.88 cents for setting up of cement plant with a capacity of 2.50 million tons per annum, Niduzuvvi village, Yerraguntla mandal, YSR Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh.

Affidavit cum compliance report by the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board in response to the National Green Tribunal order, January 7, 2021 in the matter of Bhanwarlal Saini Vs State of Rajasthan.

Report of the Special Expert Committee as per the National Green Tribunal order, January 21, 2021 in Appeal No. 36/2020 (Larsen & Toubro Limited Vs Sanghi Industries Limited & Others).

The matter related to the proposed cement grinding unit of of M/s. Sanghi Cement at Suvali village, Hazira, Gujarat for which prior Environment Clearance (EC) was accorded by State Level Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) Gujarat on August 23, 2019 under the provisions of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006.

Joint Committee report in the matter of O.A. No 109/2020 (Ramesh Agarwal Vs Union of India & Others) in compliance of National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, March 16, 2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Agnes Kharshing Vs State of Meghalaya dated 17/03/2021. Grievance in the application was against the illegal mining of coal by cement companies at East Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya. Case set out in the application was that the cement plants in question were undertaking mining causing pollution to Lukha and Lunar rivers resulting in death of fishes.

This paper outlines design considerations for an effective low-carbon cement standard in the United States, including how to set benchmarks and stringency, how to address leakage and competitiveness, and how to structure cost containment policies.

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