The Supreme Court on July 29, 2020 expressed shock at IIT Bombay''s backing out of the smog tower project at Anand Vihar in East Delhi and said this was "not expected of such institutions". The apex court said it was "not at all happy with the state of affairs" of the project for installing the smog tower -- structure designed as large-scale air purifier to reduce pollution -- and non-compliance with its order would be "taken seriously”.

The daily Covid-19 biomedical waste generation in Delhi increased by 15 times in June as compared to the previous month, and the city is presently producing more refuse than its common biomedical waste treatment facilities (CBWTF) can treat, data shared with the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) shows.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satish Kumar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 24/07/2020. The issue for consideration is the allegation that there is encroachment of government land at Khasra No. 216-217-964/2018, revenue estate of village Haiderpur, Delhi.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/07/2020 regarding biomedical waste management.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/07/2020 regarding piling up of waste/garbage by the sides of railway tracks in Delhi. T

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/07/2020 regarding compliance of order dated January 13, 2020 for the installation of smog towers. The smog towers, were supposed to be installed within three months and for which an agreement was to be entered into. Places were also chosen and stated on affidavit by the Central Government and the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. Even after three months, neither the agreement has been entered into nor the requisite drawings obtained.

Action taken report on behalf of North Delhi Municipal Corporation in the matter of Satish Kumar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 21/07/2020. The matter related to encroachment of government land at village Haiderpur, Delhi and its demarcation. The encroachment was removed and the area was demarcated said the report.

Status report of Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) in compliance to the NGT order of March 16, 2020. The matter related to illegal vehicle dismantling units in Nagli Sakrawati area, spewing pollution.

A joint team of officials from Transport Department and DPCC officials inspected the six vehicle scrapping units on June 3, 2020, which were mentioned in the NGT order. Out of the six units, four units were found to be in operation and the activity of dismantling of vehicles was going on. Two units were found non-operational and the premises were vacant.

Additional Compliance Report dated 15/07/2020 on behalf of DPCC in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order of November 20, 2019 in the matter of Amrita Puri Residential Colony Residents' Welfare Association Vs SMS Water Grace (P) Ltd. & Others. M/s SMS Water Grace BMW (P) Ltd., operator of common bio-medical waste treatment facility (CBWTF), it was observed that PM, NO2, total polychlorinated di-benzo dioxins and furans are exceeding the prescribed standards.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rakesh Kumar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 13/07/2020.

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