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.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Namita Maniktala Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 26/10/2017 regarding municipal solid waste problem of District Solan and surrounding areas in Himachal Pradesh. Counsel appearing for State of Himachal Pradesh submits that policy decision have been taken by the State Government to establish a plant and Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board has been asked to conduct study and submit DPR through the concerned department.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Vivek Vihar Railway Station dated 23/10/2017 collection, transportation and disposal of the municipal solid waste collected from the railway platforms. NGT while comining down heavily on the Railway authority said that the primary responsibility to comply with the Rules of 2016 and to ensure that the platforms and railway lines remain free of municipal solid wastes and other wastes rests on them.
A document on `characterization, waste management practices & best available pollution control technologies in slaughter houses’ has been prepared by CPCB in consultation with Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai.