Report of the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board as per the directions of the National Green Tribunal, Southern Zone, Chennai vide order, March 15, 2022 in the Original Application No. 28 of 2022 in the matter of Chidipi Nakula Suresh & Others. The complaint is against the establishment of petrol bunk at Sy No. 81/34a, Sethanagaram Grama Panchayath, East Godavari district.

Factual and action taken report in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order, February 21, 2022 in the matter of O.A. No. 134 of 2022 (Tejasvi Chandra Vs Madhu Kamboj).

The matter related to setting up of a new petrol pump in Mothrawala, tehsil Sadar, Dehradun. Complaint was that the petrol pump was situated in close proximity to a school.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rakesh Verma Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 21/04/2022.

The grievance is that Reliance BP Mobility Ltd. along with Mussoorie Development Authority is in the process of setting up a retail outlet/petrol pump, village Ajabpur Kalan, Dehradun. The applicant, a resident of the area, is concerned that the proposed land is surrounded by residential houses and has school and high tension wires going in vicinity of the land.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ankur Sharma Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/04/2022.

The matter related to old vehicles like Ambassador cars playing on the roads in and around the vicinity of Kolkata and Howrah guzzling petrol/diesel fumes and adding to the worsening air quality.

The NGT directed the state government to file an affidavit within four weeks stating what plans it has framed for such Ambassador cars to bring them within the environmental regimen.

This study develops a plant-level, technical-specific, and time-series global refinery CO2 emission inventory, covering 1,056 refineries from 2000 to 2018.

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A report of the expert committee on the road map for ethanol blending in India 2020 to 2025 was released by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The report has been prepared by the NITI Aayog in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

This study had two objectives: to develop a framework which will guide the design and implementation of a petroleum sector local content policy approach in Ethiopia and to conduct a high-level capacity survey of Ethiopia’s petroleum and allied sectors to identify those industries that can produce inputs as well as skills needed for the sectors.

Report filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board in the matter of V. B. R. Menon Vs Trichy City Police Office regarding the establishment of new petroleum retail outlet adjacent to several residential buildings and commercial buildings in violation of the siting criteria prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Roshan Joshi Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 17/08/2020. Grievance in this application was against setting up of a petrol pump in Dehradun in violation of siting guidelines - so as to maintain safe distance from residential area in view of health and safety concerns. It was submitted that ignoring the said guidelines, the District Magistrate had issued the no objection certificate.

A Bill further to amend the Andhra Pradesh Value Added Tax Act, 2005. The proposed Andhra Pradesh Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2020 seeks to revise the tax rates on petrol and diesel. The revision will result in a revenue gain of Rs 566 cr per annum approximately.