Taking suo motu cognisance of a TOI article on 51,837 illegal industries operating in residential areas in the capital, the National Green Tribunal has directed CPCB to form a two-member expert com

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/08/2018 regarding unauthorized constructions in Burari, Delhi. The report submitted by the Monitoring Committee has noted that even though the land is agricultural land but several multi-storeyed buildings have come up in the area. There is hardly any vacant land in that area and there is no agricultural land in the area. The Monitoring Committee has already noted that even water bodies have been encroached upon and a large number of trees have been cut down.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Resident Welfare Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/08/2018 regarding tyre burning in the market of Gokalpur Village, North East Delhi. The Court observed that inspite of NGT's order which disallowed tyre burning or denting and painting wrks in the old mini market, Gokalpur Village. NGT directs DPCC to execute the order of this Tribunal.

Diesel vehicles older than 15 years found plying or parked in public places that are impounded, will not be released to the owners, and will be directly handed over to licensed scrapping centres according to the guidelines issued by the Delhi Transport Department on August 24.

Order of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Court on its Motion Vs South Municipal Corporation of Delhi & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding encroachments in Neeti Bagh and Uday Park, Delhi.

Court directs Deputy Commissioner (Traffic) to file a status report with regard to the action taken for removal of unauthorized parking of vehicles in the roads and public area of the locality.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: Outrage as Parents End Life After Child's Dengue dated 17/08/2018 regarding solid waste management in Delhi.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/08/2018 regarding a comprehensive action plan for air pollution control with timelines. The matter deals with stickers for vehicles to indicate the nature of fuel being used.

The study also said that many schools were not aware that canteens were serving high-calorie drinks and deep fried snacks.

The capital witnessed 981 deaths due to Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) from 2013 to 2017.

The method being used for the 'revival', however, has irked environment activists. According to activists, the concretisation and laying down of the sheets will only aid in killing the lake.

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