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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Capt. Mall Singh & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 04/08/2017 regarding the municipal solid waste management plant of Bathinda. NGT in its Order said that as a result of non-functioning of the plant, it is the public health and environment at large, which is the victim.

Residents of Dadu Majra colony demand that the dumping ground in the area be shifted citing respiratory ailments and skin allergies from heaps of garbage dumped daily at the landfill.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of PC Sharma Vs M/s Proctor and Gamble Home & Others dated 03/08/2017 regarding the industrial unit of M/s Proctor and Gamble Home manufacturing since 1991 in Mandideep various home products including detergents, baby care products and other products having various chemical compositions.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Generation of Power from Wastes, 03/08/2017. The details of CFA provided by MNRE and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under SBM during the last there years and the current year, State/UTs wise are given at Annexure-I & II. Presently, five projects of 66.4 MW are operational and generating power from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and running successfully in Solapur, Maharashtra; Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh; and New Delhi, which are able to process about 4516 Tons MSW per day.

Parliament has approved a Forty-Eight-Point-85 Million US Dollar agreement between the Government of Ghana and the African Development Fund to finance the Greater Accra Sustainable Sanitation and L

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.

Plastics have outgrown most man-made materials and have long been under environmental scrutiny. However, robust global information, particularly about their end-of-life fate, is lacking. By identifying and synthesizing dispersed data on production, use, and end-of-life management of polymer resins, synthetic fibers, and additives, we present the first global analysis of all mass-produced plastics ever manufactured. We estimate that 8300 million metric tons (Mt) as of virgin plastics have been produced to date.

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

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