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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 27/10/2017 regarding landfills in Delhi. The Commissioner of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, Special Secretary of Urban Development and officers of Fire Department gave assurance to the Court that steps would be taken up to ensure that none of the landfill sites in Delhi do not catch or are put on fire in future.

Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health.