The white marble domes of the Taj Mahal are iconic images of India that attract millions of visitors every year. Over the past several decades the outer marble surfaces of the Taj Mahal have begun to discolor with time and must be painstakingly cleaned every several years. Although it has been generally believed that the discoloration is in some way linked with poor air quality in the Agra region, the specific components of air pollution responsible have yet to be identified.

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Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Jal Mahal Resorts P. Ltd. Vs K.P. Sharma & Ors. dated 25/04/2014 regarding an Environment and Monument Improvement/Preservation and Tourism Development Project at Jaipur which was awarded to the Jal Mahal Resorts Private Limited.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Jal Mahal Resorts P. Ltd. Vs K.P. Sharma & Ors dated 25/04/2014 regarding cancellation of an Environment and Monument Improvement/Preservation and Tourism Development Project at Jaipur by declaring it as illegal which was awarded to the petitioner/appellant Jal Mahal Resorts Private Limited.

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Order of the High Court of Uttar Pradesh on damage to Taj Mahal by polluting industries particularly glass, 26/02/2014 in the matter of Northern India Glass Manufacturers Association Vs. Union of India & Ors.

Order of the Allahabad High Court in the matter of Northern India Glass Manufacturers Association Vs. Union of India & Ors. on the use of natural gas as an industrial fuel by glass manufacturers, Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ), 26/02/2014.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Ashish Gautam Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 25/02/2014 regarding location of Sisodiya Rani Garden in Jaipur and whether it is situated within
the notified Reserved Forest of Jhalana or any other Reserved Forest. The NGT order also asked the Department of Archaeology & Museums, Rajasthan, Jaipur to specify whether allowing the garden to be used for celebrating parties and marriages is permissible in accordance with provisions of the Act of 1961 and rules framed there under.

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