Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion Vs Union of India dated 02/04/2019 regarding Churni river pollution due to discharge of untreated effluents. Municipal Corporation Ranaghat has been directed to take all efforts to complete the tender procedures for the establishment of the STPs.

The Western Indian Ocean, comprising nine African countries and Réunion (an island under France), has a 10 000 km stretch of coastline with crystal clear waters and rich coral reefs.

The towering heap of rubbish at the Pata-Rat landfill in western Romania has been condemned as an "environmental time bomb" but for many of its neighbours, this putrid mountain of refuse is a livel

The Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai has come into the public spotlight with sorted garbage bins illustrated in Chinese, English and Japanese.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunita Thakur, Pradhan, Bageshwari Mahila Mandal, Sudher Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 29/03/2019 regarding illegal dumping of garbage in village Sudher near Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) workshop, Dharamshala, affecting the public health. The Municipal Corporation Dharamshala and Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (State PCB) has submitted an action taken report in the matter.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dhiren Chhikara Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 27/03/2019 regarding air pollution being caused in Harijan Basti, Rajokri Pahadi, Delhi where garbage is being burnt by the DBC Warehouse.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunil Kumar Vs Delhi Pollution Control Committee & Others dated 26/03/2019 regarding operation of garbage godowns in Ward No. 60E Soniya Vihar, Shahdra, Delhi, without consent to operate causing noise and air pollution beyond the prescribed norms, affecting health of the inhabitants. According to the applicant, there are 400 garbage godowns where garbage is continuously burnt and high decibel noise pollution is created. In the said godowns, there is breakage of iron and steel garbage, releasing dangerous oxides.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/03/2019. The issue for consideration is the remedial measures against contamination of ground water on account of leachate discharge adversely affecting the inhabitants and failure to comply with solid waste management norms, including burning of waste. Foul smell emitted by the garbage dumped is affecting the air quality.

Simondium residents picket over uncollected refuse, clean water and threat of eviction

Nairobi Metropolitan Service Improvement Project (NaMSIP) has obtained an environmental licence to build Mitumbiri Sanitary Landfill in the county, the High Court heard.