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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 25/05/2017 regarding environment and ecological damage caused by the use of lead in manufacturing of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes and other products. The Applicant Jan Sahyog Manch has also prayed for stringent directions for withdrawing the PVC pipes out of the market which are containing lead based heat stabilizer.

MoEF&CC has been directed by NGT :

The European Food Safety Authority dismissed a study linking a Monsanto weedkiller to cancer after counsel from a US Environmental Protection Agency officer allegedly linked to the company.

Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller atomizers are displayed for sale at a garden shop at Bonneuil-Sur-Marne near Paris, France, June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. NCT, Delhi & Ors.dated 15/05/2017 regarding Tughlakabad Gas Leak.

Payment of compensation to endosulfan victims

All flowering plants sold by B&Q are to be grown without using pesticides that are harmful to bees, the retailer has announced.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. NCT, Delhi & Others dated 08/05/2017 regarding leak of chemical gas from the tanker at Tughlakabad, Delhi, in which nearly 480 school going children had to be hospitalized.

NGT rules that the chemical tanker violated the directions of the Court which had directed that the non-destined vehicles would not have entered Delhi including Containers.

Use of a common pesticide in spring could have an impact on wild bumblebees by interfering with their life cycle, a UK study suggests.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had issued a notice in November 2015, calling for claims, suggestions, views, comments etc.

The legacy and reach of anthropogenic influence is most clearly evidenced by its impact on the most remote and inaccessible habitats on Earth. Here we identify extraordinary levels of persistent organic pollutants in the endemic amphipod fauna from two of the deepest ocean trenches (>10,000 metres). Contaminant levels were considerably higher than documented for nearby regions of heavy industrialization, indicating bioaccumulation of anthropogenic contamination and inferring that these pollutants are pervasive across the world’s oceans and to full ocean depth.

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