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Progress report by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) in Original Application NO. 985 of 2019 with OA No. 986 of 2019 (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).

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India published the Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022 to ensure environmentally sound management of waste batteries. New rules will replace Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001. The rules cover all types of batteries, viz.

Order of the Madras High Court (Review Application No. 89 of 2019) regarding use of plastics by food manufacturers to  pack their products in packages.

Report by UPPCB IN OA NO. 985 of 2019 with O.A. No. 986 of 2019 (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).
 
There is no sewerage network in Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh where all the tannery units are situated. Thus, untreated domestic sewage generated from Jajmau area also gets mixed with industrial effluent that goes through the conveyance channel into CETP.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change vide notification dated 21st July, 2022 has issued the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Amendment Rules, 2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dharmaendra Gayakwad & Others Vs MP IDC Ltd. & Others dated 12/07/2022.

A joint committee report found a huge gap among quantity of generation, quantity of collection and the quantity of waste disposal including variations with the figures uploaded on the website by the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board. Also, the existing facilities were working below capacity (on average about 30 % of capacity).

Report filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board regarding chromium waste destroying agriculture in Ranipet and affecting health.

Joint committee report on Dahej industrial area in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs Hemani Industries Ltd. & Others in compliance to the NGT order, February 2, 2022.

The matter related to wastewater management by the industries and Gujarat Infrastructure Development Corporation (GIDC) in the Dahej industrial area.

Report filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board regarding implementation of the notification issued by the state of Tamil Nadu banning single use plastics within the state.

The units which were manufacturing throw away plastics illegally were being identified during regular inspection and monitoring process and also brought to the knowledge of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. Directions for closure and disconnection of power supply were issued to 117 industries who were involved in the manufacture of banned plastic from January 2019 to October 2021.

Report of Joint Committee in compliance of National Green Tribunal order, in the matter of OA No. 05 of 2022 regarding gas leak at industrial area in Surat, Gujarat.

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