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The per capita income (PCI) of Telangana has touched the Rs 2 lakh mark in the fiscal 2018-19. The Socio-Economic Outlook Report - 2019 shows that the state's average rose from Rs 1,80,697 in the fiscal 2017-18 to Rs 2,05,696 in the 2018-19 financial year, registering a growth of 13.8% at current prices.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of AVVS. Subrahmanayam Vs Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park & Others dated 28/08/2019 regarding pollution by Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. NGT had asked the State Pollution Control Board, State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Andhra Pradesh, State of Andhra Pradesh and National Coastal Zone Management Authority (NCZMA) to file an affidavit on the matter but SPCB alone had filed the affidavit. 

Of the 8,300 million tonnes of plastic produced from 1950 to 2015, only 7% has been recycled while more than half has been discarded in landfill or leaked into the environment. Companies, organisations, and governments are taking measures to tackle plastic pollution.

Antimicrobials (AM) play a critical role in the treatment of human and animal (aquatic and terrestrial) diseases, which has led to their widespread application and use. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of microorganisms (e.g.

A growing body of research shows that healthy watersheds are a vital component of a well-functioning water supply infrastructure system. WRI’s Green-Gray Assessment (GGA) method allows stakeholders to value the costs and benefits of integrating green or natural infrastructure into water supply systems to improve performance.

Based on an in-depth literature review and responses to a survey among OECD member countries, this paper discusses the use of flexibility mechanisms in environmental regulations.

On 8.7.2019, the Hon’ble Supreme Court directed EPCA to file a report with respect to IA No 77914/2019 (Rain CII Carbon Vizag Ltd). In the matter of IA 90305 and 90306 (Guwahati Carbon Ltd and others), the Hon’ble Court directed that liberty is granted to the applicant (s) as prayed to apply to EPCA.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jail Lal Vs State of Haryana dated 14/08/2019 regarding work of loading and unloading of highly inflammable material such as clinker, gypsum, cement at Railway Station, Khori, District Rewari, Haryana. This has affected the ecology of the area around the railway station and air pollution. An inspection report was filed by the Central Pollution Control Board on February 5, 2019 which suggested measures to control the pollution and which the Tribunal had asked the Railways to implement.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Protection of Environment and Public Service Committee Vs M/s. Simar Port Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 13/08/2019 regarding Environment Clearance (EC) and Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Clearance granted by the MoEF&CC on 05.03.2019 to M/s. Simar Port Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat for construction of 2800m breakwater.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Justice A.K. Roopanwal (Retd.) & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 13/08/2019 regarding use of diesel generator sets by Presidium School and Indirapuram Habitat Centre, leading to air and noise pollution at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad in violation of Air Act, 1981. It has also been alleged that diesel was found to be stored in painting drums in open.

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