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.

Progress and action taken report of solid waste management issues, illegal dumping at Alexander Parambithara bridge and near Kannangattu bridge.

The Kochi Municipal Corporation is "facing problem related with legacy wastes which accumulated in Brahmapuram plant" and for attaining optimum solution for treating the legacy waste, biomining procedure has been adopted. The responsibility of biomining was entrusted to Zonta Infratech.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the state of Andhra Pradesh to file a status report on waste management in Andhra Pradesh as on March 31, 2023 by April 15, 2023.

The court, November 17, 2022 also directed further remedial measures to be taken urgently which would address the following issues:

1. Verification of impact of bioremediation of drains on reduction of BOD and fecal coliform to save unnecessary expenditure if no positive impact is taking place

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/11/2022.

The matter related to unscientific dumping of waste on the land allotted for Solid Waste Management project at village Jhuriwala, Panchkula, Haryana. According to the applicant, the site in question is 140 meters away from Khol-Hai-Raitan Wildlife Sanctuary.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other environmental issues dated 10/11/2022.

The State of Madhya Pradesh would abide by its commitment of Rs 4657 crore for the treatment of wastewater in a scientific manner, the Chief Secretary, Madhya Pradesh assured the National Green Tribunal, November 10, 2022.

Status report filed by the government of Kerala in Original Application No. 606/2018 before the National Green Tribunal on waste management and sanitation.

The report informed the NGT about the status of solid waste management; non-biodegradable waste management; biodegradable waste management; legacy waste management; liquid waste management and industrial wastewater management.

Ministry of Urban Development, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) need to provide safe methods for sewage and solid waste management suiting the climatic and topographical conditions, the National Green Tribunal said, November 3, 2022.

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