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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding waste management in Delhi.

NGT directs NCT, Delhi and all the four Municipal Corporations and Delhi Cantonment Board to be present before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing and inform the court their proposal for dealing with the dumps of waste lying in various corners of Delhi particularly at Bhalswa, Ghaziapur and Okhla.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/05/2017 regarding waste management in hospitals, hotels, colleges, malls, railway stations, bus terminals, Waste to Energy Plant and residential societies in Delhi.

Questions have been raised about methodology adopted in Swachh Survekshan Report 2017. Instead of encouraging sustainable practices like segregation at source and recycle and reuse, the survey seems to have rewarded cities that are focussing on collection of unsegregated waste and transporting it to landfills.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of P. Varatharajan Vs Moovarasampet Panchayat & Others dated 11/05/2017 regarding illegal dumping of municipal solid waste in the lake comprised in Survey No.44/2 of Moovarsampet Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. Moovarasampet

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Sumathi Saet Vs Commissioner of Municipality Tiruvathipuram (Cheyyar) Municipality & Others dated 11/05/2017 regarding illegal dumping of municipal solid waste including hazardous waste in Survey No.1 of Murukathampoondi Village to an extent of 55 acres, Cheyyar Taluk, Tiruvannamalai District, Tamil Nadu. NGT disposes of this Application with the direction to the Thiruvathipuram Municipality not to dump the solid waste in the area concerned.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of S.P.Surendranath Karthik Vs Thazhambur Village Panchayat & Others dated 11/05/2017 regarding illegal and wrongful dumping and burning of Municipal Solid Waste in Survey No.99 and 100 of Thazhambur Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.

Urban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Corporation of Coimbatore Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 24/04/2017 regarding Coimbatore Corporation to obtain Environmental Clearance to establish Sewage Treatment Plant.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sangam Vihar Residents Welfare Association & Others Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 24/04/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

NGT directs the Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam to explore the possibility of out-sourcing the MSW composting to avoid further continuous degradation of the atmosphere and adverse impact on the environment besides the life the local residents.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Samajik Parivartan Sewa Samiti Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 20/04/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. With regard to implementation of MSW Rules, 2016 in the Ghaziabad Area, the Commissioner of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam submits that it was resolved that the Ghaziabad Development Authority will identify suitable land in one patch sufficient for establishment of MSW management plant.

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