Report filed by the Chief Environmental Engineer, Kerala State Pollution Control Board dated 08/02/2021 regarding illegal mining carried out by M/s. Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL) and M/s. Kerala Minerals & Metals Limited (KMML) along the coastal area of Alappad and Chavara in Kollam district, Kerala.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs M/s Vapi Green Enviro Ltd. & Others dated 05/02/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Mittal Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 01/02/2021.

The question for consideration was the steps to be taken for effectiveness of monitoring mechanism for compliance of conditions of Environmental Clearance (EC) as per Notification of September 14, 2006 under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinit Kumar Vs DSM Sugar Mills Ltd. & Others dated 28/01/2021.

Updated report of the Oversight Committee on pollution caused to Kosi river in Rampur district by polluting industrial activities. River Bhella in Moradabad is a tributary of Kosi river in Rampur which is a tributary of Ramganga which in turn is a tributary of river Ganga. Though pollution is caused in these rivers by industries situated both in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the Oversight Committee considered the units situated only in Uttar Pradesh because there is a separate Oversight Committee for Uttarakhand.

Action taken report in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order of July 1, 2020 in the Original Application No. 804/2017 in the matter of Rajiv Narayan & Others Vs Union of India & Others. The matter related to hazardous waste management in India.

As per compliance reports submitted by SPCBs/PCC with supporting documents, such as details of site visits, sampling activity carried out, the list of contaminated sites has been revised as below:

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of James Jose, Managing Director, CGR Hallmarkers Pvt. Ltd. Vs Government of India dated 19/01/2021. The issue for consideration was the need for a regulatory regime to check acidic activities in testing of gold.  

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ravi Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 18/01/2021. The matter related to the allegation of unscientific dumping of bio-medical waste in open in Bijoli area of Jhansi district, Uttar Pradesh, resulting in pollution of air, water and land and causing diseases to the inhabitants of the area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 15/01/2021.

The matter related to remedial action against unscientific disposal of e-waste resulting in contamination of ground water and soil acidification. Question for consideration inter alia is whether in terms of the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 (EWMR), there is due enforcement of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), authorization regime, collection and dismantling and other steps.

Final affidavit by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in Original Application No. 72 of 2020 regarding scientific disposal of bio-medical waste arising out of COVID-19 treatment and compliance of BMW Rules 2016.