CHANDIGARH: Waste dumped in landfill sites is contaminating surrounding groundwater in the Tricity, according to a PGI study published recently in an international journal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri V. Eswaran, Coimbatore Vs. The District Collector, Coimbatore & Others dated 03/10/2018 regarding dumping of solid waste in the Vellalore dump yard and landfill site falling with the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation area which, as per the applicant, has been a cause of serious health hazard for the people of the area as the soil is getting contaminated due to leachate and the air pollution being caused by emission of foul smell.

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

AHMEDABAD: Six years ago, on September 13, 2012, even before Swachhta Survekshan rankings were born as buzzwords, Ahmedabad had committed itself to becoming a zero-waste city by 2031.

Ghazipur, a 29-acre garbage dump on the fringes of Ghaziabad commissioned in 1985 for dumping daily solid waste from New Delhi has not only started affecting the health conditions of residents of G

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mothers Pride Public School Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 04/09/2018 regarding quashing of order passed by the District Magistrate, Sitapur in the matter of dumping of garbage at City Waste Garbage Dump Yard in violation of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018. The applicant had approached NGT for direction to relocate the Solid Waste Plant (Bandhwari sewage treatment plant in Haryana's Gurgaon district) set up by M/s. Eco-green Energy at the instance of Municipal Corporation and the landfill site away from the Aravalli forest. National Green Tribunal had directed taking of steps for proper dumping of the waste and maintenance and an inspection conducted.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: Outrage as Parents End Life After Child's Dengue dated 17/08/2018 regarding solid waste management in Delhi.

France plans to make bottles produced with recycled plastic cheaper than bottles made from virgin plastic and will further tighten regulation on plastics use, a government minister said.

The state government on Thursday set up an 11-member committee to find out what's causing air pollution in the city and suggest ways to control it.

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