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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Navroz Mody Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding remediation of mercury contamination on account of manufacture of thermometers by M/s Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu. The applicant, a local resident, moved this Tribunal on 25.01.2017 objecting to the remediation work undertaken by HUL. It was also prayed that remediation procedures should be as per applicable guidelines in standards. The matter was considered with regard to the standard to be applied.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahendra Pandey Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/10/2018 regarding E-waste on Ramganga banks, Uttar Pradesh, 16/10/2018. In the meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary which was attended by the other officers, it was decided that removal of waste on the banks of River Ramganga should be taken immediately and the waste may be temporarily stored in a safe and scientific manner. It was decided that Treatment Storage Disposal Facility (TSDF) be set up in District Amroha.

Thanks to rapid changes in technology and falling prices, millions of tons of high-tech electronic devices are becoming obsolete in the developed nations every year, making e-waste one of the top e

The order came after the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) informed it that a number of sealed e-waste industries were operating illegally in densely populated residential areas

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Technology & Natural Resource Policy Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/08/2018 regarding incineration of 133 containers of waste oil from Nhava Sheva Port, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Resident Welfare Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/08/2018 regarding tyre burning in the market of Gokalpur Village, North East Delhi. The Court observed that inspite of NGT's order which disallowed tyre burning or denting and painting wrks in the old mini market, Gokalpur Village. NGT directs DPCC to execute the order of this Tribunal.

Jodhpur: Rajasthan High Court has issued notices to the state pollution control board seeking reply in four weeks about the efforts to stop the pollution in Rajasthan Canal and Gang Canal.

China will launch a pilot electric vehicle battery recycling scheme in 17 cities and regions, the industry ministry said, with Beijing keen to head off an emerging pollution threat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satish Kumar Vs. Union of India & Others dated 20/07/20118.

The matter relates to two writ petitions filed before the High Court of Delhi which were transferred to NGT. One petition was filed by Mr. Satish Kumar resident of village Mundka, New Delhi alleging environment pollution caused by burning of plastic, leather, rubber, motor engine oil and other waste materials and continuous operation of illegal industrial units dealing with such articles on agricultural lands in village Mundka, New Delhi.

Patna: The state pollution control board on Thursday issued "proposed closure direction" notices to 141 hospitals in 20 districts for not following environmental norms.

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