Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of Ravinder Chanana & Others Vs State of Delhi, Delhi Secretariat Chief Secretary & Others dated 05/04/2023.

The matter related to expansion of the capacity of the waste to energy plant at Okhla from 23 MW to 40 MW.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit Kumar Mittal Vs State of Punjab dated 20/02/2023.

The grievance was that there was illegal dumping of fly ash in open space and near pond by M/s Sukhbir Agro Energy Limited, village Sedha Singh Wala, tehsil Jaitu, district Faridkot, Punjab who is making electricity by burning stubble in violation of environmental norms and causing air and water pollution resulting in nuisance to people at large as well as causing damage to the environment and drinking water of the canal.

Waste-to-energy projects in India have historically been city-centric. As cities are well-served by LPG and CNG distribution systems, the Bio-CNG produced has to be used for either fuelling urban public transport, or moved to rural areas at considerable cost.

India's Waste-to-Energy Paradigm: A policy, environmental and social perspective is an earnest effort into objective, scientific, and environmentally conscious analysis of waste-to-energy technology and its current applications in India.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gagan Narang Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/11/2022.

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has to take necessary precautions to ensure that no leachate goes from the Bhalswa site to the adjacent drain and the same is not blocked. Current waste should not be dumped at Bhalswa and utilization of segregated inert waste need to be followed, directed the bench of Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice Sudhir Agarwal of the NGT, November 22, 2022.

Progress and action taken report of solid waste management issues, illegal dumping at Alexander Parambithara bridge and near Kannangattu bridge.

The Kochi Municipal Corporation is "facing problem related with legacy wastes which accumulated in Brahmapuram plant" and for attaining optimum solution for treating the legacy waste, biomining procedure has been adopted. The responsibility of biomining was entrusted to Zonta Infratech.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on November 02, 2022 has issued Guidelines for the Waste to Energy Programme. The following has been stated namely: This shall be in force from April 01, 2021 to March 31, 2026.

Report by the government of Rajasthan in Original Application No. 606 of 2018 regarding compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Around 176 legacy waste dump sites have been identified in Rajasthan and around 370 crore is required to do the remediation work. The timeframe for clearing all dumpsites in the state has been pushed from March 2023 to March 2024. Waste to energy plant work order has been awarded for Jaipur and Jodhpur.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on 6th July 2022 has published the Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2016.

The Ministry of Power on 6th June 2022, has published the Electricity (Promoting Renewable Energy Through Green Energy Open Access) Rules, 2022 which shall be applicable for generation, purchase and consumption of green energy, including the energy from Waste-to-Energy plant.