Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi Vs. CPCB & Ors. And Dr. Laxman Raghav Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 03/05/2017 regarding pollution at the industrial complex at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan, 03/05/2017. NGT constitutes a Committee for conducting inspection of the 10 industries, the CETP and Acid Treatment in that area. The Rajasthan Pollution Control Board and RIICO shall submit their report regarding status of their plan for de-sludging and cleaning the pond and drain.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 28/04/2017 regarding industries in Unnao polluting river Ganga. NGT directs that all these industries should be put to a joint inspection where their pollution control systems be verified and effluent should be analysed and it should be ensured that no system for injecting the trade effluent into the groundwater are existing in any area of any industry.

High antibiotic and antifungal concentrations in wastewater from anti-infective drug production may exert selection pressure for multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens. We investigated the environmental presence of active pharmaceutical ingredients and their association with MDR Gram-negative bacteria in Hyderabad, South India, a major production area for the global bulk drug market.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Laxman Raghav Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 31/03/2017 regarding pollution at the industrial complex at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.

A report on “assessment of pollution of drains carrying sewage /industrial effluent joining river Ganga and its tributaries (Kali-East/Ramganga) between Haridwar (Down) to Kanpur (Down)” Submitted to Hon'ble NGT in the matter of M C Mehta vs Union of India & ORS (March 27 , 2017).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Santosh Daundkar Vrs. Secretary, MoEF, New Delhi & Others dated 23/03/2017. The present Application has been filed to seek shutting down of the manufacturing plant of Indian Rayon on the banks of Devaka River at Junagadh-Veravel, District Gir Somnath, Gujarat on the ground that the manufacturing activity of the Industry generates toxic effluents as well as emits foul odour, and the company is discharging heavy amount of hazardous chemicals in Arabian sea and Devaka river.

Around 1,500 people visit an industrial waste treatment facility in central Japan each year to see up close how the operator can recycle more than 99 percent of the solid garbage it receives from a

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Industrial garbage in major rivers, 06/02/2017. As per the existing environmental regulations, disposal of industrial garbage is permitted only at authorized sites. Rivers in the country are mainly polluted due to discharge of untreated and partially treated sewage from cities/towns and industrial effluent. Non-point sources of pollution like agricultural runoff, open defecation, runoff from solid waste dump sites etc., also contribute to this pollution.

This policy report reviews the current status of waste management in Myanmar and confirms that it remains at a preliminary stage, attributed to challenges at both the national and city levels resulting from a range of technical, social, economic and institutional constraints.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Swan Tanning Industries Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding pollution caused by M/s. Swan Tanning Industries, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

The joint inspection report dated 11th January, 2017 filed before NGT states that the unit does not have authorization for dealing with the hazardous waste, under the relevant rule. It was also found that the effluent discharged by the unit violated the prescribed parameters of Chromium.

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