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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dilip Nath Vs Principal Chief Conservation of Forest (PCCF), Assam & Others dated 02/05/2024.

Goa government has notified the ‘Amended Noise Action Plan’ to purportedly streamline the processes related to curbing noise pollution in the state, as specified before the High Court on April 30. The amended plan specifies mechanisms for noise mapping, monitoring, penalties for violations, remedial actions etc.

This report documents human rights concerns during 2023 in 155 countries, connecting issues at global and regional levels and looking forward to the implications for the future. States and armed groups are breaking and bending the rules of war and racism lies at the heart of some armed conflicts and the responses to them.

Report filed by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) regarding violation of Noise Pollution Rules, 2000 by some of the restaurants, bars, pubs and cafes in Hauz Khas village. Events like live music events on open rooftops using loudspeakers and other sound equipment were being held.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 10/04/2024.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for protection of Culture Heritage Environment Traditions and Promotion of National Awareness Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/03/2024. The matter related to noise pollution at airports.

Developing and maintaining a secure and equitable water future underpins prosperity and peace for all. The relationship also works in the opposite direction, as poverty and inequality, social tensions, and conflict can amplify water insecurity.

In a bid to ensure the orderly and sustainable development of aquaculture along India’s coastlines, the Coastal Aquaculture Authority has introduced comprehensive guidelines.

The state government has revised the action plan to control noise pollution to ensure stricter compliance, which includes timelines for bursting firecrackers during festivals, as per the directives of the Supreme Court.

The year saw the last of the COVID pandemic-delayed milestones completed. Countries adopted major decisions to improve global chemicals management and protect marine life in international waters. But most of the year was about making all these rules work.