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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashok Kumar Patjoshi Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 11/07/2019 regarding scientific disposal of Spent Pot Lining (SPL) which is produced by the smelting plants operated by the aluminum industries which contains high level of Cyanide and Fluoride which are carcinogenic and needs to be scientifically utilized/detoxified.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Zumbarlal Dnyanoba Murkute Vs Dr. Nitin Virsingh Daliya & Others dated 04/07/2019 regarding illegal discharge of untreated effluents by Nityanand Institute of Medical Science while running a hospital, resort and party hall. It has been alleged that there is no proper waste management arrangement and untreated effluent was continuously being discharged causing massive damage to the environment. The report submitted by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) reveals environmental non-compliances.

During monsoon the situation worsens with the industrial waste and particularly Ash flowing to rivers and drains.

The State of India's Environment 2019 in Figures is an exclusive data-driven analysis of major developmental and environmental sectors. Each and every dataset from this periodic publication can be used by the media to investigate compelling stories, ask better questions to policymakers to drive them to come up with better policies for sustainable development agenda.  SoE 2019 in Figures is an annual quantified statement of environmental statistics and analysis put together by Down To Earth magazine, which Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) helps publish.

A report reviewing waste prevention policies in Europe with a focus on how these policies approach the issue of plastics and plastic waste. Waste prevention is at the centre of EU waste legislation as it delivers the most effective results in dealing with environmental issues around waste.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikas Arun Bhor Vs Maharashtra Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/05/2019 regarding discharge of hazardous chemical waste water in the open spaces around the industry - K2 Metals Private Limited and also storing of hazardous waste in unscientific manner. Due to percolation of this waste and hazardous waste in the ground, the well water of the applicant - Vikas Arun Bhor was getting polluted to such an extent as to result in infertility of soil and non-use of well water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Praduman Tiwari Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/05/2019 regarding cancelling of authorization in favour of Ferro Build Hards (I) Pvt. Ltd., Naini, Allahabad, (Pragyaj), Uttar Pradesh. Grievance in this application is that the plant in question is very close to residential area, river bed, railway track and highway. In spite of unsuitable location, UPPCB has granted authorization under the provisions of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 in violation of guidelines issued by the CPCB in the year 2003.

These pop-up kiosks will be stationed at prominent locations, making it convenient for residents to drop off not just e-waste but also old clothes, toys, books and household items among others that

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan & Others Vs Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding violation of Environment Protection Act 1986 in and around Giriraj Parvat and Parikrama Marg, Goverdhan, District Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The issues raised included disposal of solid and hazardous waste, removal of encroachments from the Reserved Forest area, noise pollution and forest land diversion.

For over 60 years, our oceans have been a reservoir for exponentially increasing amounts of plastic waste.

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