NGT had banned registration of all diesel vehicles – including heavy vehicles but it has allowed authorities like – DJB. Special Protection Group, Delhi Fire Service – to get their new public utility vehicles registered. Registration of heavy duty vehicle for carriage of petroleum products within NCR was also allowed.

This document consists of select NGT orders.

The city has been witnessing an unusual presence of the Aedes mosquitoes and the diseases transmitted by them even though the vectors are usually associated with rainy season.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 10/04/2017 regarding municipal solid waste handled by public buildings (Hospitals, Hotels, Bus Stands, Railway Stations, Government Colleges and other Government entities), NCT Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gulmohar Park Journalist Welfare Association Vs. South Delhi Municipal Corporation and Ors. dated 10/04/2017 regarding constructions inside Gulmohar Park, Delhi.

It has been submitted by the Counsel appearing for SDMC (South Delhi Municipal Corporation) that the alleged structure in the Municipal Park has been demolished and within a short span of time, remaining work regarding removal of debris would be done.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Air and noise pollution in Delhi and NCR, 10/04/2017. The ambient air quality for Delhi and NCR is monitored under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme comprising of 680 monitoring stations in 300 cities/towns in India including 21 stations in Delhi and NCR.

The samples were collected on National Highway 2 to see how much traffic coming in from outside Delhi contributes to the formation of particulate matter.

Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has drafted a comprehensive action plan for Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) in consultation with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) of the Delhi government.

This is the final report on mandating acceptable fuels and recommending ban on sale and use of furnace oil and pet coke in NCR in compliance with the order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated March 6, 2017. EPCA has consulted the state governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and CPCB during finalization of the Comprehensive Action Plan.

Incineration-based waste-to-energy technologies have recently emerged as the preferred policy option for managing the growing problem of waste in India. These technologies require a continuous supply of waste inputs of sufficient quantity and quality—high calorific value and low moisture content—to be viable. Government and industry proponents suggest that WtE and recycling are compatible systems of managing waste while their critics disagree.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 31/03/2017 regarding rising air pollution in Delhi NCR and steps to control it.

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