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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 18/03/2024.

Compliance report on solid and sewage management in the state of Assam.

On 14-3-2024, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change notified the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2024 to amend the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chandra Prakash Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 14/03/2024.

The matter related to improper management of a garbage dumping yard spread over 2300 sq. meters. area close to Power House, A-Block, South City colony, Rae Bareli road, Lucknow.

Status report by Municipal Corporation, Meerut in Original Application No 108 of 2023 in the matter of Lokesh Kumar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh.

The matter related to disposal of legacy waste at Lohia Nagar site, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.

The NGT directed providing figures and the manner of the disposal of the fresh municipal solid waste generated within the jurisdiction of Municipal Corporation, Meerut.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kuldeep Singh Khaira & Others Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 11/03/2024.

In the application, the applicant has raised the grievance that Sidhwan Canal passing through Ludhiana was highly polluted on account of dumping of plastic bags, polyester clothes waste and other nonbiodegradable material and also on account of huge encroachment.

Report by MC, Udhampur in OA No. 176 of 2023 (Rohit Padha Vs Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir & Others) dated 09/03/2024. The matter related to management of legacy waste in Udhampur.

With municipal waste set to rise by two thirds and its costs to almost double within a generation, only a drastic reduction in waste generation will secure a liveable and affordable future, according to this new report by the UNEP. 

Action taken report by way of affidavit on behalf of District Chamoli through District Magistrate, Chamoli, Uttarakhand in compliance of NGT order dated November 9, 2023.

The matter is related to the protection of Benital lake.

It has been reported that the size of the lake has reduced to the extent of 0.116 hectare out of the original size of 2 hectares. The lake has a positive role on groundwater recharge, vegetation, ecological stability of the area and in ensuring safe and clean water supply to about 6 villages.

The study undertakes a quantitative analysis of the value chain of plastics in India to estimate the social benefits that can be generated from adopting a circular framework. The study also conducted an alternate scenario analysis, where the degree of circularity in 2030 is varied to emphasise the need for urgent implementation.