This document provides status of dumpsites as per information provided by States/Union Territories in compliance to Hon'ble NGT order dated 17.07.2019 (Original Application No. 519/2019).

BENGALURU: Six years after becoming the first urban body in the country to announce it’ll collect sanitary and medical waste separately, the BBMP’s efforts to put in place a proper mechanism to ens

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri V. Eswaran, Coimbatore Vs. The District Collector, Coimbatore & Others dated 03/10/2018 regarding dumping of solid waste in the Vellalore dump yard and landfill site falling with the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation area which, as per the applicant, has been a cause of serious health hazard for the people of the area as the soil is getting contaminated due to leachate and the air pollution being caused by emission of foul smell.

Thiruvananthapuram: While corporation is planning a collection system for sanitary waste based on demand, the state-level advisory board for sanitation and state pollution control board seem to hav

There is a high correlation between urbanisation and the emission of greenhouse gases. Landfills and sewers in cities generate 15% of methane emissions; this sector offers immense possibilities for the mitigation of methane emissions in Asian megacities. Capturing methane by efficiency improvements in the working of both sewage treatment plants and sanitary landfills has co-benefits in terms of both public health as well as mitigating climate change.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Venkatesh & Ors. Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/01/2018 regarding use of an abandoned quarry at village Bagalur, Jala Hobli, Bengaluru North Talukas as a solid waste dumping site by BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) without authorization and contrary to the provisions of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 04/09/2017 regarding the inefficiency of the local authorities and Government of NCT Delhi in the handling, collection and disposal of municipal solid waste management. The Tribunal expressed its displeasure at the fatalities caused by the Ghazipur garbage hill collapse "because of improper, unscientific and indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste at these sanitary landfill sites".

KOCHI: Even as the UGC directed all universities to install sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators on the premises of girls and women's hostels on Tuesday as part of the Swachh Bharath M

Indian cities are expanding with the increase in population and economic activities. Identification of landfill site in such cities has become a challenging issue for the municipalities. Non-existence of proper land use plan of Urban Authorities has aggravated the situation further leading to failure in solid waste management.

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