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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".

Durban - Tensions are mounting in Upper Highway communities after allegations of discrimination by EnviroServ’s employees and associates.

Kenyans, who produce, sell or even use plastic bags, risk being punished by up to four years in prison or a fine of USD 40,000.

Traders and consumers from Nyanza region Monday took on a new life without plastic carrier bags by using alternative packaging material following the coming to force of a ban on the polythene bags.

A ban on plastic carrier bags has come into force in Kenya, which means that from Monday anyone found selling, manufacturing or carrying them could face fines of up to $38,000 or prison sentences o

Speaking at the fourth edition of the ‘Happy Street’ event on Sunday at Thirunagar here, Madurai Corporation Commissioner S.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Kalinga Nagar Residents Welfare Association Vs Ministry of Urban Development & Housing, Govt. of Odisha & Others dated 24/08/2017 regarding sanitation and solid waste problems faced by residents of Kalinga Nagar-8, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It is alleged that the solid waste management of the respondent Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) was inept as solid wastes are dumped in the open space in the residential area of KN-8 contributing further to the pollution of the environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Amol S/o Shripati Pawar V/s. Commissioner, Latur Municipal Council & Others dated 23/08/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management, Latur, Maharashtra. Counsel appearing on behalf of the Latur Municipal Corporation submits that CCTV cameras have been installed at the MSW Plant and dumping site and steps are being taken to install Data Logger System coupled with meter for recording the supply of electricity at the plant and its utilisation. Urban Development Department, Govt.

BENGALURU: In the summertime when the weather is fine, Bengaluru is the quintessential city for life, love and sunshine.

At least eight people have died and dozens more injured in Guinea when a rubbish dump on the outskirts of the capital, Conakry, collapsed after heavy rain.