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NEW DELHI: A panel of experts set up by Delhi high court to look into the problem of solid waste management in the city has recommended change in the bylaws to include heavy fines for littering and

The High Court accepted recommendations of this expert committee report on long term action plan for waste management for Delhi and asked the municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) to submit waste management rules within two weeks.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 25/07/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in public buildings and public spaces of Delhi. All the Corporations, through their Commissioners, are directed to file affidavit stating as to how they propose to deal with the dumping sites under their jurisdiction and any proposed action for construction of waste to energy or any other plant to deal with the municipal solid waste in Delhi.

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Amidst opposition from the area residents against the location of the solid waste management plants in the state, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Punjab government to operationalize

Following the orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) regarding solid waste management, the Chief Secretary has called a meeting of the local bodies officials and commissioners of municipal cor

NEW DELHI: Noting that Delhi generated over 14,000 tonnes of garbage a day, the National Green Tribunal has rapped the Delhi government for lack of infrastructure to deal with "mountain dumps" of d

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 12/07/2017 regarding inadequate solid waste management practiced by hotels and malls in Delhi. The counsel appearing for the MoEF submits that he will seek instruction whether M/s. Lemon Tree Hotel has been inspected or not. No reply to the show cause notice has been filed. NGT grants last opportunity to file the reply.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Capt. Mall Singh & Others Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 11/07/2017 regarding collection and disposal of Municipal Solid Waste and other waste in the state of Punjab.

GURUGRAM: The state government on Thursday asked the MCG to create a special cell for monitoring garbage burning and management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste in the city.

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