Goa government has notified the ‘Amended Noise Action Plan’ to purportedly streamline the processes related to curbing noise pollution in the state, as specified before the High Court on April 30. The amended plan specifies mechanisms for noise mapping, monitoring, penalties for violations, remedial actions etc.

Report filed by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) regarding violation of Noise Pollution Rules, 2000 by some of the restaurants, bars, pubs and cafes in Hauz Khas village. Events like live music events on open rooftops using loudspeakers and other sound equipment were being held.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for protection of Culture Heritage Environment Traditions and Promotion of National Awareness Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/03/2024. The matter related to noise pollution at airports.

The state government has revised the action plan to control noise pollution to ensure stricter compliance, which includes timelines for bursting firecrackers during festivals, as per the directives of the Supreme Court.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shrankhla Mittal Vs Government of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 29/08/2023.

The matter related to violation of environmental norms, especially the Noise Pollution Rules 2000 by some of the restaurants, bars, pubs, and cafes in Hauz Khas, Delhi.

The action taken report filed by the SDM, Hauz Khas mentioned that environmental compensation of Rs 10,000 has been imposed on the restaurants violating environmental norms particularly the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules 2000.

Factual report in the matter of Rajendra Tiwari Vs Union of India & Others (OA No 53/2023) as per the directions of the National Green Tribunal, Central Zone Bench, Bhopal.

Joint committee report in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order dated December 9, 2021 and January 18, 2023 (Original Application No. 304/2019, M Haridasan Vs State of Kerala & Others).

The matter related to stone quarries and crushers operating without requisite safeguards at Kizhakkencherry village, Palakkad district, Kerala.

The Central Government vide notification dated 4th November, 2022 has issued the draft Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2022.

Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Sabuj Mancha & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 11/10/2022.

The matter related to sale of green firecrackers in West Bengal. Sabuj Mancha, the petitioner stated that no mechanism has been formulated either by the state of West Bengal or by the State Pollution Control Board for ensuring sale and bursting of green crackers only. This has resulted in severe noise and air pollution in the city and other parts of the state in previous years. He prayed for a a total ban on the sale of crackers in the state.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal on its Own Motion Re.:- Movement of Heavy Loaded Dumpers, Trucks and Traffic Control on the roads around Shivmandir Bazar and adjoining area Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 28/07/2022.

This matter has been taken up Suo motu on the basis of a complaint, March 2, 2022 filed by Shivmandir Nagorik Mancha.