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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India dated 08/01/2020 regarding impact of beaching and ship breaking method, India.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of L. R. Tomar, President, Dushit Paryavaran Hatao Samiti Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 04/12/2019 regarding allegation of disposal of infected bio-medical waste, discharge of untreated hazardous effluents and causing air pollution by M/s Medicare Environmental Management Pvt. Ltd. at Phase – I, Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation, Masoori, Gulawati Road, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister of State for Shipping, on November 25, 2019. The Bill restricts the use of hazardous material on ships and regulates the recycling of ships.

Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of Subrata Ghosh Vs South Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others dated 08/11/2019 regarding dumping of toxic and hazardous waste in Sulahkum Vihar, Old Palam Road, Kakrola Village, New Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya Dubey Vs Amazon Retail India Private Limited & Others dated 22/10/2019 regarding excessive use of plastic packaging materials by Amazon.in and Flipkart.com in the course of e-marketing in violation of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility’ Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohammad Yusuf Abdullah Shaikh & Others Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 15/10/2019 regarding remedial action against the air pollution on account of melting of plastic in the process of manufacturing gitti (recycled plastic granules) for use of plastic pipes at Malegaon in the State of Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Him Jagriti Uttaranchal Welfare Society Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/10/2019 regarding restriction on use of plastic bottles and multi layered plastic packages used for packaging of carbonated soft drink and liquor as well as other items, in view of the adverse impact on the environment and health.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In Re : Water Pollution by Tanneries at Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh With In Re : Water Pollution at Rania, Kanpur Dehat & Rakhi Mandi, Kanpur Nagar, Uttar Pradesh dated 27/09/2019 control of pollution in River Ganga. The matter has been taken up on receipt of two reports dated 25.09.2019 and 26.09.2019 from Justice Arun Tandon, former Judge of the Allahabad High Court, who has been appointed as a head of a Committee to oversee the compliance of the order of the Tribunal for control of pollution in River Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 dated 12/09/2019 regarding compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other important issues relating to environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit Jain Vs Union of India dated 06/09/2019 regarding cheap waste paper and the road sweep waste import for firing of brick kilns. According to the applicant, 900,000 tons of waste is imported which is hazardous.

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