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Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board & Others Vs Charudatt Pandurang Koli &

EP100, a global initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with the Alliance to Save Energy, offers Indian companies a crucial platform for embarking on a successful net-zero journey which can, in turn, enable India to meet its overarching climate goals.

The draft rules. namely the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2018 were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, as required under sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules,1986, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment. Forest and Climate Change vide number G.S.R.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Federal Agro Industres Private Limited Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2018 regarding closure order by NGT for the industrial units of Reckitt Benckiser India Pvt. Ltd. at Eldeco Sidcul Industrial Park, Sitarganj, Uttarakhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya N. Prasad & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding installation of Stage-I and Stage-II Vapor Recovery Devices (VRDs) at all fuel stations, distribution centers, terminals, railway loading/unloading facilities and airports in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Such devices are required to safeguard against Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) released in the process of transfer of petroleum products.

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 Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Others dated 31/10/2018 regarding direction to close down operations of units functioning in violation of Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989 and the Chemical Accidents (Emergency Planning, Preparedness and Response) Rules, 1996.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Arjun Gopal & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/10/2018 regarding the issue of burning of firecrackers during Diwali and other festivals/occasions.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushant Tripathi, General Secretary, Dakshin Gujarat Kamdar Parishad, Surat Vs. Chinko Silk Mills dated 31/10/2018 regarding high pollution in peripheral areas of Udhna Udyog Nagar and other nearby residential area at Surat, Gujarat by Chinko Silk Mills.

The Climate Action Tracker (CAT) is pleased to submit another input to the Talanoa Dialogue in an answer to the Dialogue’s “How do we get there?” question.

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