Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/02/2018 regarding steps to deal with garbage in Delhi. In the affidavit filed by South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) it is stated that the SDMC has initiated action for establishment of an additional Waste-to-Energy project and an Engineered Landfill site, compliant with Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Khamano (Fatehgarh Sahib): An industrial unit in Fategarh Sahib's Khamao town may just have a solution, that too a profitable one, to end stubble burning in Punjab.

SEAC recommends fresh EC for SWMF at Cacora

The state is all set to have its first “waste to power” project by March this year at the Sugarfed plant in Nakodar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 18/01/2018 regarding relocation of the Bandhwari Solid Waste Plant and landfill site away from the forest and Aravali Hill area in time bound manner. The Court's attention has been drawn to the deteriorating situation at the landfill site as per the inspection report of the carried out by the Central Pollution Control Board of the dump site.

One of the biggest temple trusts in Mumbai has set up a hybrid system, a combination of biogas plant coupled with solar panels, to not only produce electricity from wet waste generated in its premi

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Samaj Sewa Samiti V/s. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 02/01/2018 regarding the issue of unscientific and unregulated dumping of municipal solid waste at Bakarganj dumping ground, Bareilly and its adverse impacts on the environment.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Waste-To-Energy Plants, 28/12/2017. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has supported 180 waste-to-energy plants based on Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Urban & Industrial Waste for generation of power, biogas and bioCNG. These plants are functioning properly meeting the desired objective of utilizing agricultural waste, urban waste, industrial waste and Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) for generating power, producing biogas and BioCNG.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Generation of Electricity from Municipal Solid Wastes, 21/12/2017. At present, six waste-to-energy plants using Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), with a cumulative installed capacity of 65.75 MW are in operation in the country. The State-wise details of MSW based power projects, set up as on 30.11.2017, are given in Annexure-I.

Residents from Delhi and the National Capital Region can now expect relief next year from the pollution caused due to the burning of stubble by farmers in Punjab and Harayana.

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