Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ankita Sinha Vs. State of Maharashtra & Others dated 07/08/2018 regarding illegal disposal of waste from the dumping zones of the garbage at Deonar in Mumbai. The unregulated and unauthorized activities are carried out for profiteering which results in massive fires, adversely affecting the environment and the health and lives of inhabitants.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion Vs. Union of India. The proceedings were initiated on an allegation of severe pollution of river Churni passing through Nadia district in the State of West Bengal. The untreated effluents from factories were being released into river Mathabhanga which was joining river Churni. The discharge was also taking place in Bangladesh from where the river is coming.
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/07/2018 regarding solid waste management in Delhi.
Report of the Central Empowered Committee has been filed before the Court by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation. Some of the observations and recommendations given by the CEC Report are the following:
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: Outrage as Parents End Life After Child's Dengue dated 10/07/2018 regarding solid waste management in India.
Supreme Court asks who is responsible for clearing the garbage in Delhi – those answerable to the Lt. Governor or those answerable to the Chief Minister as there is mountain loads of garbage particularly in Bhalswa, Okhla and Ghazipur. Supreme Court directs an affidavit to be filed by the concerned officer of both the functionaries.
Urban Cities of Assam become totally clean, sanitized, healthy, and liveable, ensuring and sustaining good public health and environmental outcomes for all citizens, in line with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan & Others Vs Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 31/05/2018 regarding proper disposal of the offerings at the temples, Govardhan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
New report reveals 13 solutions to air pollution that can help reduce pollution levels by 40% nationally. A new study by Louisiana State University (LSU) points out towards 13 measures that can reduce air pollution levels by almost 40 percent and avoid nine lakh premature deaths caused by air pollution in India every year.