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Effective and binding action is urgently required to protect the millions of children, adolescents and expectant mothers worldwide whose health is jeopardized by the informal processing of discarded electrical or electronic devices according to this new ground-breaking report from the World Health Organization.

Public understanding of plastic pollution has risen consid­erably in the last couple of years. Far less understood is the broader context in which this pollution exists, and of the full extent of its impacts.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Pune Municipal Corporation Vs Sus Road Baner Vikas Manch & Others dated 05/04/2021. The matter related to shifting of the wet garbage processing plant on Sus Road in Baner, Pune, Maharashtra.

Final report by the Punjab Pollution Control Board in the Original Application No. 924 of 2019 in the matter of Neeraj Goyal Vs State of Punjab dated 01/04/2021.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had taken cognizance of a complaint made by Neeraj Goyal regarding air pollution caused by burning of plastic, rubber and insulated copper coils attached with the scrap at Mandi Gobindgarh, district Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Purva Pravin Bora & Others Vs MoEFCC & Others dated 12/03/2021.

The matter related to enforcement of Rule 17(3) of the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Rules, 2016, requiring the manufacturers and brand owners of sanitary napkins and diapers to provide a pouch or wrapper for disposal of each napkin or diapers along with the packet of their sanitary products.

The recent study conducted by UNDP Accelerator Lab Nepal in 2020 shows that, urban areas altogether generate above 350 tons of plastic waste every day, threatening the natural ecosystem and human health.

Compliance of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of November 27, 2020  in Original Application No. 168/2013 in the matter of Karan Singh Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others. The matter related to the solid waste dumping site at Salogra, Solan district.

Counter affidavit on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Private Limited in the matter of Purva Pravin Bora & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others.

The matter related to disposal of sanitary napkins and diapers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India & Others others dated 27/11/2020. The case was against grant of Environmental and Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Clearance (EC) by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) vide letter dated November 2, 2016 for ‘upgradation of existing ship recycling yard at Alang Sosiya, Gujarat for undertaking safe and environmentally sound ship recycling operations by M/s Gujarat Maritime Board’.

Written submission by the Conservation Action Trust & Others dated 18/11/2020. Conservation Action Trust had filed the appeal before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) challenging the Environment Clearance of November 2, 2016 granted for the proposed expansion of Alang-Sosiya Ship Recycling Yard (SRY) from the present ship breaking capacity of 400 ships per year to 600 ships per year at Alang and Sosiya villages, Bhavnagar district, Gujarat.

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