Affidavit on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India & Others, 17/09/2020.

The matter relates to conducting an environmental audit to ascertain environment impact due to beaching method and ship breaking method used at Alang Ship Recycling Yard and also to verify the compliance of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification in compliance to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of August 19, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In Re: Instagram BBC News with regard to Coastal Pollution on Marina Beach, Chennai dated 08/09/2020.

A report was submitted by a Joint Committee of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Municipal Corporation, Chennai and the Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on the matter of huge collection of foam at Marina Beach, Chennai.

It presents an update on the progress on the implementation of the Pollution Action Plan adopted at UNEA-4 in resolution 4/21, including some highlights in implementing the specific deliverables identified in the Plan. The Plan aims to build synergies across the work of UNEP and to provide the glue across the dimensions of pollution, i.e.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Meenavargal Membattu Sangam Vs The Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu, Chennai and Others dated 11/06/2020 regarding discharge of pollutants into the sea by M/s. Manali Petrochemical Limited, M/s Kothari Petrochemical Ltd. and M/s. Tamil Nadu Petrochemical Limited.

Marine plastic pollution has increasingly been a concerning issue around the globe as the initial impact of marine plastic pollution is gradually emerging. But, where does plastic originate?

The ocean and its resources are the lifelines of Asia and the Pacific. As a resource for the economy, livelihoods and identity for coastal communities, the condition of the ocean is inextricably linked to the pathways of sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.

Report by Narmada Pradushan Nivaran Samitee, Ankleshwar on the joint inspection-cum-monitoring report of the Committee dated November 2019 on Jhagadia pipeline and deep sea discharge dated 01/05/2020.

The Joint Inspection Committee (JIC) has failed to give a categorical finding on the violations of the consent conditions (CCA) in the operation of the Jhagadia-Kantiajal effluent pipeline by Narmada Clean Tech Ltd (NCTL) according to Narmada Pradushan Nivaran Samitee.

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 men and unleashing a torrent of oil and natural gas from BP’s Macondo wellhead into the Gulf of Mexico. By the time the well was capped 87 days later, an estimated 200 million gallons of crude oil and four million pounds of gas had escaped into the Gulf.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs M/s Jaytex Silk Mills & Others dated 21/01/2020 regarding industries like Jaytex Silk Mills in Bhestan, Surat discharging untreated coloured chemical liquid into Bhedwad Khadi through Surat Municipal Corporation drain which finally falls into Arabian Sea and is also emitting black and toxic smoke which is causing air pollution, injurious to the people living in the vicinity.

Joint committee inspection report as per the National Green Tribunal order of December 3, 2019 in O.A. No. 1029 of 2019 submitted on February 2020. The matter relates to coastal pollution on account of dumping of waste and discharge of sewage and effluents in Tamil Nadu. A joint committee comprising of members of Central Pollution Control Board, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) and Greater Chennai Corporation inspected the shoreline of Pattinampakkam near the confluence point of river Adyar on February 3, 2020.

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