Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ankur Sharma Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 13/04/2023.

The matter related to dumping of waste from Patipukur fish market, Kolkata into nearby municipal vets and adjoining public roads. The waste included huge volumes of rotten fish, fish scales and heaps of damaged thermocol/polystyrene boxes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Kumar Rai Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 12/04/2023. Grievance in the application is against discharge of sewage and solid waste into Katahal drain connected to river Ganga in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of 'Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other environmental issues' dated 06/04/2023.

The NGT directed setting up of a centralized single window mechanism for planning, capacity building and monitoring of waste management in Ladakh. It would be headed by an officer of the rank of Additional Chief Secretary with representation for concerned departments - Urban Development, Rural Development, Environment and Forest, Agriculture, Water Resources, Fisheries and Industries.

This report aims to provide an overview of the information related to the plastics value chain in the ASEAN region.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other environmental issues in respect of state of Chhattisgarh dated 31/03/2023.

Affidavit filed by the 5th applicant pursuant to the direction of the National Green Tribunal dated 13/03/2023 in Original Application No. 442/2013.

A number of application's were filed by residents of Brahmapuram, Ernakulam district right from 2012 for the closing down of Brahmapuram waste disposal facility. In addition, they requested for appropriate remedial measures to restore the area of Brahmapuram waste disposal facility to its original state as far as possible.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rahul Dev Sagar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 16/03/2023.

Grievance in the application is against failure of the Gram Panchayat Gurgawan, block Tilhar, district Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh to scientifically manage wet and dry waste as well as waste from veterinary hospital. Further, it was alleged that such waste was burnt to the detriment of environment.

There are a total of 16 legacy waste dumpsites in the state and 263641 tonnes of legacy waste has been dumped at dumpsites. Around 83311.28 tonnes of legacy waste has been cleared from the dumpsites.

Two legacy waste dumpsites at Sunder Nagar and Sarkaghat have been cleared and in 14 legacy dumpsites bio mining has started. The state of Himachal Pradesh has set the time frame for clearing all legacy dumpsites by December 2023.

Monthly progress report by Goa State Pollution Control Board in Original Application  606 of 2018 (Compliance of MSW Management Rules, 2016).

In Goa, where sewer network is not available, septic-tank-soak-pit arrangement is adopted. Many hotels and residential buildings (50 rooms and above) have their own treatment plant (as mandated under the TCP Act 2010). Sulabh toilets are provided for group of houses and bio toilets have been provided under open defecation free (ODF) policy in the state.

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 23/02/2023.

The matter related to monitoring of waste in terms of Supreme Court orders dated September 2, 2014 and February 22, 2017.

The Chief Secretary, Gujarat accepted the fact that there was a gap of about 1005 MLD in sewage generation and treatment and legacy waste of 255 Lakh MT as well as 1452 TPD of unprocessed waste.

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