Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Sipahiya & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/09/2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 dated 12/09/2019 regarding compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other important issues relating to environment.

Safely managed sanitation is a focus of the SDGs and central to stunting reduction and early childhood survival, both identified by the World Bank's Human Capital Index as critical for humans to develop their full potential. In 2015, 4.5 billion people lacked access to safely managed sanitation.

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.

Site inspection report under the National Green Tribunal vide order dated May 28, 2019 in the matter of Confederation of Trans RWAs Ghaziabad Vs Uttar Pradesh State Pollution Control Board.

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.

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