The Comptroller and Auditor General has criticised the railways over its waste management system in almost all sectors from stations, coaching depots, maintenance and production units as well as bio-medical waste generated in its hospitals. The CAG report on Waste Management in Indian Railways was presented in Parliament on 08 August, 2022.

Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand (Writ Petition (PIL) No. 93 of 2022) in the matter of Jitender Yadav Vs Union of India & Others.

The matter related to steps taken to clear the solid waste/ non-biodegradable plastic waste in Uttarakhand.

The High Court, July 7, 2022 had directed all the district magistrates in the state to submit status reports on the matter. The court noted that not even one status report has been filed by any of the district magistrates.

Interim progress report of the Joint Committee, under the chairmanship of Justice S. P. Garg.

The committee was constituted by the orders of the National Green Tribunal vide order dated April 22, 2022 in Original Application No. 288/2022 in the matter of news item published in the Times of India, April 22, 2022 titled "Delhi: Another long drawn effort to douse fire at Ghazipur landfill”. Sandeep Sharma, Chief Engineer, East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) was requested by the committee to brief about the dumpsite and the fire incidents at Ghazipur landfill.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subrata Debnath Vs State of Tripura & Others dated 28/07/2022.

Quarterly progress report (April - June 2022) by the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Punjab in OA No 606 of 2018.

The NGT vide its various orders in the matter of OA No. 606/2018 had directed states to submit information on solid waste rules; bio-medical waste rules; construction and demolition waste; hazardous waste rules; e-waste rules; status of STPs and re-use of treated water; status of CETPs/ETPs including performance; illegal sand mining; rejuvenation of water bodies among others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in The Indian Express dated 20th April, 2022, titled “7 Charred to death in fire near Ludhiana dumpsite” dated 25/07/2022.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change vide notification dated 21st July, 2022 has issued the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Amendment Rules, 2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of 'Article Published in the magazine i.e Down to earth dated 13 January 2022 Under the Title Time's running out : Is India ready to handle 34,600 tonnes of Solar waste by 2030 ' dated 19/07/2022.

The National Green Tribunal, July 18, 2022 directed constitution of a committee comprising officials from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) and Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to conduct on the spot inspection of Haji Ali Dargah premises in Worli, Mumbai in the presence of Haji Ali Dargah Trust. The Committee would also propose a future action plan to keep the place clean.

Additional action taken report submitted by the Additional Chief Secretary, Local Self Government Department regarding plastic waste management, Kerala.

Sanction has been accorded for setting up of an integrated plastic waste management facility at Kunnamthanam, Pathanamthitta for an amount of Rs. 456 lakhs under Rebuild Kerala Initiative Scheme. Suchitwa Mission has invited Resource Recovery Facility (RPF) for plastic waste management for urban local bodies in Kerala.

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