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Preliminary report of the Committee of Experts constituted by the National Green Tribunal headed by Justice Brojendra Prasad Katakey, former judge Guwahati High Court submitted on July 24, 2020.

Between 2020 and June 2020, several ash pond accidents have been reported across India. These accidents have caused deaths, extensive pollution of the water, air, soil and loss of property. Unfortunately, the public outrage associated with coal ash pollution remains limited to big disasters.

This report presents a first-of-its-kind model of the global plastics system. It is an evidence-based road map that describes how to radically reduce ocean plastic pollution by 2040 and shows there is a comprehensive, integrated, and economically attractive pathway to greatly reduce plastic waste entering our ocean.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raghav Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/07/2020. The issue for consideration is the pollution of Radha Kund and Shyam Kund in Village Arita in Mathura District, Uttar Pradesh, by discharge of sewage and domestic waste. The tribunal had sought a response from Mathura Vrindavan Development Authority (MVDA). The MVDA in its response said that the same issue was dealt by the NGT in another case and was listed for hearing on August 11, 2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Tyagi Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 17/07/2020 regarding compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and preventing discharge of untreated sewage in water bodies, including ponds and Upper Ganga Canal, endangering public health in Niwari town, 20 kms from Ghaziabad.

A report was filed by the Central Pollution Control Board on February 4, 2020 based on a site inspection.

Compliance report filed by the regional officer, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) dated 17/07/2020 before the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ravi Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh. The matter deals with the scientific disposal of biomedical waste by M/s Medical Pollution Control Committee (CBMWTF), Growth Central, Industrial Area, Bijoli, Jhansi was inspected by the UPPCB on June 3, 2020.

Comments on final report of the Yamuna Monitoring Committee dated June 29, 2020 in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others by Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sevamrutha Aradhya Vs State of Karnataka dated 01/07/2020 regarding illegal constructions in the buffer zone of Kudlu Chikka Kere Lake in Bangalore South, Karnataka and maintenance of the lake by controlling polluting activities.

A report filed by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) on June 12, 2020 informed the Tribunal that the lake was filled with water and there was an increase in water collection in the lake as observed during the previous inspection on February 4, 2020.

Joint inspection of M/s Panipat Cooperative Sugar Mills Limited, at Gohana Road, Panipat on February 12, 2020 in compliance to direction issued by National Green Tribunal in OA No. 911/2019 in the matter of Pramod Devi, Councilor & Others Vs State of Haryana.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lama Sushil Dewa Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 29/06/2020 regarding pollution of Riwalsar lake in district Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

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