Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Centre for Environment Protection (CEP) Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/01/2022. The matter is related to Chalfilh Tourist Destination.

A milestone towards localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was achieved with the release of the first edition of the North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index Report and Dashboard 2021–22 by NITI Aayog and Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (M/DoNER).

African swine fever (ASF) is one of the most important transboundary diseases of pigs. ASF has been identified in India for the first time in domestic pigs from outbreaks reported in two of the northeastern states, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam in 2020. A total of 11 ASF outbreaks in different regions killed over 3700 pigs and devastated the economy of small-scale livestock owners of both the states.

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Land is source and sink of carbon dioxide due to anthropogenic and natural drivers. Global models estimate net carbon dioxide emissions of 5.2 ± 2.6 GtCO2eq yr–1 (likely range) from land use and land-use change during 2007–2016.

Ground water is a dynamic and replenishable resource and monitoring spatial and temporal changes of this resource is essential for sustainable development and management. The water level data is of paramount importance in development and management of water resources in the country.

Status report of Arunachal Pradesh Biodiversity Board in the matter of Chandra Bhal Singh Vs Union of India in Original Application 347/2016.

Report filed by the Mizoram Pollution Control Board in response to the National Green Tribunal order of November 15, 2019 in Original Application No. 681 of 2018 on air pollution.

The capital of Mizoram, Aizawal city has four manual air monitoring stations which were in operation since 2005 till date and one Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Sensor (CAAQMS) at Sikulpuikawn. Air pollution data displayed for public using LED Display Board since February 2020 in Aizawal.

Order of the High Court of Manipur in the matter of The Manipur Valley Village Reserve Forest Rights Protection Association Vs State of Manipur & Others dated 03/06/2020.

The petitioner had filed a PIL on the issue of forests and reserved forests of Manipur, which were being denuded and illegally encroached for various activities. The order noted that the "destruction of forests and invasion/intrusion of human beings in the forest domain displacing forest species appears to be a major factor for the series of diseases like the present COVID-19."

Field trial of a patented fluoride removal method, based on precipitation–adsorption, has been carried out in some villages of Assam, North East India, with groundwater sources containing 1.8–20 mg/l initial [F– ] at small community (220 l) and household (15 l) levels.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Threat to life arising out of coal mining in South Garo Hills district Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 17/01/2020 regarding unscientific rat hole mining in the state of Meghalaya - for preventive and remedial action. The committee appointed for the purpose submitted its 6th Interim Report dated December 3, 2019.

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