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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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pankaj Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 30/08/2019 regarding dumping of hazardous waste at Meerut by Dev Priya Industries, Devpriya Paper Mills Pvt. Ltd., Dev Priya Products and Holy Commercial Pvt. Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/08/2019 regarding the environmental impact of beaching and ship breaking method. The NGT directs the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to have an environment audit

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Urmila Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 09/08/2019 regarding storage of inflammable chemicals at Rana Complex, Village Rithala, Rohini, Delhi, which has potential of impacting public health in violation of the “Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989 (1989 Rules) under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016.

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