Compliance report filed by the Housing and Urban Development Department, Jammu & Kashmir Government dated January 23, 2023.

The matter related to pollution of Banganga river at Katra due to dumping of waste.

Legacy waste dumped on the banks of Banganga rivulet has been removed completely and the site is totally clean. The Shrine Board has removed about 1500 MTs of waste dumped on the banks of river Banganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagdish Kumar Vs State of Haryana dated 16/01/2023.

The matter related to compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 in the state of Haryana.

The court noted that the matter was dealt by the NGT in the last five years by several orders, last order being May 9, 2022 on consideration of status report filed by the Chief Secretary, Haryana dated April 29, 2022.

Status report by the Chief Secretary to Government of Haryana, Urban Local Bodies Department on behalf of the state of Haryana in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order, May 9, 2022.

The matter is related to legacy waste management.

Out of the 54.18 lakh MT legacy waste, except Gurugram, approximately 31.90 lakh MT (58.87%) waste has  been processed. The processing of remaining waste is likely to be completed by December 2023.

Final report of the Monitoring Committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal on various environment issues in the state of Punjab, with respect to compliance of order dated February 8, 2022 in Original Application No. 360 of 2018 in the matter of Shree Nath Sharma Vs Union of India & Others.

The report mentioned the compliance status of environmental norms in respect of various thematic areas as mentioned in District Environment Plans of various districts of state of Punjab. The report was submitted on December 27, 2022.

Report by the state of Meghalaya in the matter of Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 (State of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Meghalaya) dated 20/12/2022.

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.

Plastics leakage to the ocean and, more broadly, the environment has become a pressing issue for many developing countries.

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.

Quantity of waste generated in the state of Nagaland is 282.43 tonnes per day (TPD). Out of which 102 TPD gets processed and that means a gap of 180.43 TPD in waste processing.

The quantity of waste being disposed in landfills is 107.45 TPD and the quantity of legacy waste in the state is 153010.97 tonnes. With respect to biomining the one under Dimapur Municipal Council is not functional.

India’s petrochemical industry is adding to the burgeoning problem of plastic pollution in the country. But instead of dissuading, the Centre is encouraging it, a new report by Delhi-based think-tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has said. The production of polymers (plastic) by the petrochemicals industry is on the rise, as is consumption, according to The Plastic Life-Cycle.

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