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The information was released Wednesday to Angop by the chairman of the National Waste Agency (ANR), Sabino Ferraz.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kudrat Sandhu Vs Govt. of NCT & Others dated 22/02/2018 regarding management of plastic waste. Report has been submitted before NGT by the Central Pollution Control Board prepared by Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology on the degradation of the plastics. NGT directs report to be submitted periodically once in two month showing degradation which should pass on every month or 30 days.

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.