Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs Sheela Hospital & Trauma Centre, Shahjahanpur & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding non - compliance of the provisions of Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 (BMW Rules) by the States and UTs.
Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari tabled the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Lok Sabha on July 15. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Bill, 1988 to address the issues of third party insurance, regulation of taxi aggregators and road safety.
Climate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis. The study reveals that more than 1,300 legal actions concerning climate change have been brought since 1990.
This policy brief examines the risks involved in the ‘change in law’ clause in renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPAs) in India. It recommends either making provisions more nuanced or revising existing provisions in future PPAs to reduce uncertainty and improve their bankability.
Noting interlinkages of food safety with food security, public health, trade, economy, employment and poverty alleviation, the United Nations General Assembly designated June 7th as World Food Safety Day in 2018.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Him Jagriti Uttaranchal Welfare Society Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2019 regarding restriction on use of plastic bottles and multi layered plastic packages used for packaging of carbonated soft drink and liquor as well as other items, in view of the adverse impact on the environment and health. The Tribunal issued notice on 29.01.2014 and has been considering the matter for more than five years.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sindhudurg Jilla Shramajivi Rapan Machchimar Sangh & Others Vs Govt. of Maharashtra & Others dated 22/05/2019 regarding banning the use of purse seine and mini purse seine nets in course of fishing having regard to adverse impact on the marine life and also on environment friendly fishing by small fishermen.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Veterans Forum for Transparency in Public Life Vs Delhi Pollution Control Committee & Others dated 29/04/2019 regarding compliance of Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2016 in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.