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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bainguinim Citizens Forum Vs Goa Waste Management Corporation & Others dated 24/09/2020. The Appeal has been preferred against environmental clearance (EC) granted in favour of Goa Waste Management Corporation on January 6, 2020 for proposed establishment of 250 TPD Solid Waste Management Facility at Bainguinim Taluka, North Goa. It was said that the project site was against the siting criteria laid down under the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Report filed by the Chief Environmental Engineer on behalf of Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) dated 14/09/2020.

The matter relates to solid waste management in the municipalities of Aluva, Angamali, Kalamassery, Maradu, Thrikkakara and Thrippunithura and panchayats namely Cheranallur and Vadavucode-Puthencruz to ascertain the compliance of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Confederation of Trans Hindan RWA’s Ghaziabad Vs Uttar Pradesh State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 02/09/2020.

Status report by Meerut Nagar Nigam in Original Application No. 77 of 2019. The issue for consideration was the remedial action against unscientific dumping of solid waste in village Ganwri on the bank of river Kaali, creating health hazard. It was also alleged that 22 deaths had taken place and 200 people have been taken ill.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Yogesh Aggarwal & Others Vs South Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others dated 26/08/2020.

A report was sought from South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) and the SDM, Mayapuri with reference to the allegation of failure to manage waste bin (Dhalao) at Mayapuri Industrial Area Phase-II, New Delhi. An action taken report was filed by the SDMC on January 11, 2020.

This report provides practical information, suggestions, and guidelines on Healthcare Waste Management (HCWM) and Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) given the restrictions and limitations imposed by the ongoing pandemic, including lack of human resources, technologies, equipment, and funds.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/08/2020. The matter related to steps taken by the state of Punjab to control air pollution.

An affidavit was filed in the SC on behalf of state of Punjab and with respect to it the court asked for clarification and submission of a report.

Some of the issues raised by the apex court are the following:

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nagar Palika Parishad, Vrindavan & Others Vs Madhumangal Shukla & Others dated 31/07/2020. The issue for consideration is the remedial action against unregulated dumping of solid waste in the flood plains of Yamuna and scientific clearing of the legacy waste site of Vrindavan, in accordance with the Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Bansal Vs State of Haryana dated 28/07/2020. The issue for consideration was the remedial action against unscientific handling of solid waste at Dabwali, district Sirsa, Haryana.

Report of Oversight Committee in compliance of order of National Green Tribunal passed in O.A. No. 136/2015 & O.A. No. 06/2017 in the matter of Nagar Palika Parishad, Vrindavan & Others Vs Madhumangal Shukla & Others dated 23/07/2020.

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