Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Capt. Mall Singh & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Ors. dated 06/09/2017 regarding waste to energy plant in Bathinda, Punjab. Counsel appearing for the State of Punjab has submitted before the Tribunal that the solid waste management plant is functioning satisfactorily. He also pointed out that the Project Proponent is not starting the waste to energy plant in accordance with the terms of contract and that the Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) which generated is not being accepted by the end user.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Irfan Ahmad & Ors. Vs. Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora & Others dated 05/09/2017 regarding collection and disposal of municipal solid waste in the city of Srinagar and the surrounding area. NGT makes it clear that any further delay in addressing the issue would be tolerated particularly as it is leading to the the indiscriminate dumping in Achan lake side. People are stated to have been suffering from different diseases because of this huge dumping and even the water body which is stated to be at a distance of 250 Mtrs.
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".