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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Friends through its General Secretary Vs Ministry of Water Resources dated 13/07/2020 regaring excessive loss of water due to use of reverse osmosis (RO) technology in India.

Report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in the matter of Avani Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/06/2020 on the unchecked use of plastic pens having adverse impact on the environment. It has been observed that 1600 to 2400 million pieces are brought to the market every year and 91% of plastic waste so generated was not recycled and the Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) was not being fully enforced.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: Gas Leak at LG Polymers Chemical Plant in R R Venkatapuram village Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh dated 01/06/2020.

Affidavit filed on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of gas leak at LG Polymers chemical plant in R R Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Status of approvals and compliance The unit has been issued Consent to Operate by Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board to manufacture 313 TPD of polystyrene and 102 TPD of expandable polystyrene which was valid up to December 31, 2021.

Order of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh at Amaravathi in the matter of WP (PIL) No 112 of 2020 and WP (PIL) No 117 of 2020 dated 22/05/2020. The matter related to leakage of poisonous gas from LG Polymers factory at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

After receiving numerous representations for extending the notice period of the draft Environment Impact Assessment notification 2020, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Thursday announced that the notice period has been extended to June 30.

Whereas by notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment and Forests number S.O.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. K. Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/05/2020 regarding large number of major structures in the State of Jharkhand which have not undergone the EIA process, appear to have been substantiated.

Compliance report of the Committee in the matter of O.A. No. 175/2018 (Jammula Chhoudaraiah & Others Vs Union of India & Others) in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order of February 20, 2020. The report was filed before the NGT on April 28, 2020.

As per the extant provisions of the CRZ Notification, 2011, exploration and extraction of oil and natural gas and all associated activities and facilities thereto in the CRZ areas requires prior CRZ clearance from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

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