Question raised in Lok Sabha on Waste Management, 07/02/2017. As per Annual Reports submitted by State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) /Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) till December 2016, the quantity of solid waste generation is estimated to be about 1.43 lakh tons per day in the year 2015-16.
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Madhumangal Shukla Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 23/08/2016 regarding Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh. It has been pointed out that Municipal Solid Waste of Vrindavan was being dumped on different places and even on the banks of River Yamuna. The unregulated dumping of MSW on the floodplain area of River Yamuna is a new development and is playing havoc with the floodplain.