Enable Block: 

Updated action taken report of Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (DSIIDC) of July 7, 2020 regarding steps taken after May 4, 2020 with respect to setting up of treatment, storage and disposal facility (TSDF) for hazardous waste at Bawana, Delhi by DSIIDC in the matter of All India Lokadhikar Sangathan Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others.

Report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in the matter of Avani Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/06/2020 on the unchecked use of plastic pens having adverse impact on the environment. It has been observed that 1600 to 2400 million pieces are brought to the market every year and 91% of plastic waste so generated was not recycled and the Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) was not being fully enforced.

Joint report of CPCB and GPCB on status of restoration processes in place for dumped gypsum and ground water contamination in pursuance of NGT (Principle Bench, Delhi) order of November 20, 2019 in the matter of Marvada Amrutlal Becharlal vs. State of Gujarat (O.A. No 669 of 2018).

Action taken report in pursuance of National Green Tribunal order of November 20, 2019 regarding remediation process of groundwater and gypsum removal by the industrial unit - Ashapura Perfoclay Ltd. (village Ler, taluka Bhuj, district Kutch, Gujarat) in addition to conducting periodical checks. The tribunal also directed the issuance of a public notice regarding the unfitness of the groundwater for drinking and other uses in the interest of public health. 

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pawan Kumar Sharma Versus Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 20/05/2020 regarding violation of environmental norms by IL & FS Company at Jahangirpuri, Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 18/05/2020 regarding non-compliance of the guidelines prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board on handling, treatment and disposal of Bio Medical Waste of Covid-19 patient with specific reference to the Bio Medical Waste arising out of home quarantine in the State of West Bengal.

Healthcare waste management is a serious issue in context of developing countries. Better assessment of both risks and effects of exposure would permit improvements in the management of healthcare waste. However, there is not yet clear understanding of risks, and as consequences, inadequate management practices are often implemented.

Report of the Monitoring Committee under the headship of Justice Pritam Pal, former Judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court constituted by the National Green Tribunal in O.A. No. 606 of 2018 in the matter of compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 in compliance to the NGT order of February 12, 2020 in O.A. No. 150/2014 in the matter of Ajay Sipahiya & Others Vs Union of India & Others.

*Compliance report filed by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), pursuant to the National Green Tribunal order of October 31, 2019 in Original Application No. 915/2019 in the matter of Ravi Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh. The matter relates to disposal of bio-medical waste by M/s Medical Pollution Control Committee (CBMWTF), Growth Center, Industrial Area, Bijoli, Jhansi.

This Business Plan describes the main objectives and activities of the Mercury Waste Management Partnership Area of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Mercury Partnership.