Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Asirvatham Nagar and GN Nagar Welfare Association Vs District Collector, Cuddalore District & Others dated 11/05/2016 regarding pollution caused by a tyre retreading unit in North Main Road, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu. NGT disposes of the application with the direction to the State Pollution Control Board to pass appropriate orders in the manner known to law on the application filed by M/s.Janatha Tyre Retreaders expeditiously.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gopeshwar Nath Chaturvedi Vs. U.P. Pollution Control Board & Ors. dated 27/04/2016 regarding relocation of small factories in the city of Mathura discharging effluents directly into the Yamuna. Counsel appearing on behalf of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board submits that a parallel proceedings in Writ PIL No. 1644/98 in Gopeshwar Nath Chaturvedi Vs. Sate of U.P. & Ors.

The provision of low-cost sanitary napkins to women in rural areas is not an answer to the myriad problems they face in menstrual management. Apart from the need for a mechanism for ensuring the quality of the products and reducing the environmental cost of non-reusable products, the need is for a change in the attitude towards menstruation. It is because this is a taboo topic ruled by religio-cultural conventions that rural women face not only discomfort but also problems linked to reproductive health.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. K.R.S Foods Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 09/03/2016 regarding operation of a small scale industry carrying on the business of making potato chips and savouries without obtaining Consent from the State Pollution Control Board.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohd. Ayoub Vs. NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 26/02/2016 regarding a bakery unit operating without any consent as required under air (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1981 and Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 from the Pollution Control Board.

NGT directs the bakery to be closed located at at RZ-3262-A, Street No. 36, Tuglakabad Extension, Delhi-110019 forthwith.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Qamaruddin Gazi Vs Chief Secretary, Government of West Bengal dated 16/02/2016 regarding environmental pollution and injury to the human health, particularly to the people living nearby a poultry farm established in a residential area, District- 24 Parganas (North), West Bengal.

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of D.Sathish Kumar Vs The Commissioner, Corporation of Coimbatore, Coimbatore. The allegation against the petitioner is that he is carrying on the activities of breaking iron scraps using heavy machinery causing noise pollution in the area.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M. Shenbagakani Vs The Commissioner, Corporation of Chennai dated 06/01/2016 regarding running of a small scale industry using heavy machinery in a residential area, Strahans Road, Kosapet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Narayan Polishing & Others Vs Delhi Pollution Control Committee dated 10/12/2015 regarding pollution caused by small scale industries especially electroplating industry, Delhi.

The researchers investigated general working conditions in the carpet manufacturing industry and assessed the health risk factors of weavers working in this industry. Noise level, light intensity, temperature and humidity were measured with the help of sound level meter, lux meter and thermohygrometer, respectively at the workplace and the result were subjected to One Way Analysis of Variance. A pretested questionnaire was used to evaluate the health problems among different weavers working in the carpet industry.