Joint committee report on Dahej industrial area in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs Hemani Industries Ltd. & Others in compliance to the NGT order, February 2, 2022.

The matter related to wastewater management by the industries and Gujarat Infrastructure Development Corporation (GIDC) in the Dahej industrial area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akash Kumar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 17/12/2021.

Grievance in the application is against burning of plastic and other waste at the main road connecting Leprosy Mission Road to Naini Station, which is part of the National Highway in Prayagpuram, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, adversely affecting public health.

Status report filed by the Chief Secretary, Tamil Nadu in compliance with the directions of the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 606/2018 and connected matters (Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016).

Public understanding of plastic pollution has risen consid­erably in the last couple of years. Far less understood is the broader context in which this pollution exists, and of the full extent of its impacts.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satish Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/08/2019 regarding compliance of the judgment by Supreme directing shifting/closing of industrial activities falling under category ‘F’ of the Master Plan of Delhi, 2001.

History of the Case: 

The issue for consideration is compliance of the judgment by the Supreme Court in M.C. Mehta vs. Union of India & Ors: (2004) directing shifting/closing of industrial activities falling under category ‘F’ of the Master Plan of Delhi, 2001. Aggrieved by the inaction of the authorities on the subject, petitions were filed in the Delhi High Court alleging that unauthorized industrial activities which included handling of plastic and its illegal disposal by way of burning, etc. were continuing. The proceedings were transferred to the Tribunal. 

A total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority communities exposed to the vast majority of pollution coming from these waste-burning plants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sacred Heart Public School Chopra Education Society Vs Municipal Council & Others dated 07/05/2019 regarding remedial measures against illegal dumping and burning of garbage near a school by the Municipal Council, Kapurthala.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shalini Katiyar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 02/01/2019 regarding frequent garbage burning near the railway platform of Lodhi Colony Railway Station.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of HL City, Bahadurgarh Vs State of Haryana dated 02/01/2019 regarding illegal use of solid waste dumping area to burn industrial waste, plastic, rubber and medical waste near Naya Gaon, Badli road, Bahadurgarh, Haryana.

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