Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rohit Chowdhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/08/2019. The issues discussed were shifting of the solid waste mangement plant near Deepor Beel and encroachment of the wetland, Guwahati, Assam.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan & Others Vs Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 19/08/2019 regarding cleaniness of Goverdhan Paravat and its Parikarma. The Court Commissioner, Anand V. Shukla visited the site on two festivals and reported that compliance of the order of the NGT was a total failure. Cleanliness of Parikarma Marg, Mansi Ganga, Daan Ghati and the temples at all these places was in dismal state as well as garbage cleaning and its removal from temples.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nagar Palika Parishad, Vrindavan & Others Vs Madhumangal Shukla & Others dated 09/08/2019 regarding enforcement of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 by Nagar Nigam, Vrindavan to deal with the problem of unregulated dumping of municipal solid waste on the flood plain area of the River Yamuna. Also clearing the legacy waste which was becoming an environmental hazard.

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.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Fazalpur Mehraula Dumping Ground Virodh Samiti Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 24/07/2019. Fazalpur Mehraula Dumping Ground Virodh Samiti filed an application before the NGT on July 24, 2019 against the operation of the solid waste management plant at Fazalpur Mehraula, Rudrapur, District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand.

Plastics are an important material in the economy but present a challenge for waste management, resource efficiency and the environment. Low rates of recycling and high rates of environmental leakage represent key sustainability challenges for plastics as well as product designers and producers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birender Sangwan Vs North Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others dated 19/07/2019 regarding unscientific dumping of garbage on the roads in absence of any effective mechanism by the Municipal Corporations of Delhi as per the provisions of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and constitutional obligation of the said Corporations under Article 243W read with Schedule XII to the Constitution.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Scientific Management of Municipal Solid Waste, 18/07/2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Times of India" Authored by Jasjeev Gandhiok & Paras Singh Titled "Below mountains of trash lie poison lakes" with Centre for Wildlife and Environment Litigation Versus Union of India & Others dated 17/07/2019 regarding disposal of ‘legacy’ waste dumped at Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla dumpsites in Delhi where huge garbage has accumulated over the period of time adversely impacting public health and environment, which requires expeditious scientific and environmentally safe disposal as per applicable rul

Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has issued closure notices to 32 healthcare facilities in the capital for improper disposal of biomedical waste.

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