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Delhi Landfill Scam: AAP has spent crores to remove trash hills. Why are they still standing tall?

Delhi government's target was to remove 50 lakh metric tonnes of garbage from the Bhalswa landfill by March this year. However, the deadline for clearing the garbage mountain has now been extended. Can Delhi clear its garbage dumps? Why MCD hasnt been able to accomplish results? Watch this report.

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3,000 tonnes of solid municipal waste goes unprocessed in Delhi [Read Order] Environment
3,000 tonnes of solid municipal waste goes unprocessed in Delhi [Read Order]

Alarmed by the untreated solid waste adding to the pollution load in the Capital, the Supreme Court sought a concrete action plan to fix Delhis garbage woes.

Bombay HC orders air pollution audit of red category industries in MMR Judiciary
Bombay HC orders air pollution audit of red category industries in MMR

Bombay HC directed Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to carry out a air pollution audit of industries in MMR.

'Air pollution adversely affects health,' SC tells Centre to frame policy on phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles [Read Judgment] Environment
'Air pollution adversely affects health,' SC tells Centre to frame policy on phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court orders Centre to frame policy in 6 months for phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles, emphasizing the fundamental right to a pollution-free environment.

Not only court's duty, people should themselves stop using firecrackers: SC Judiciary
Not only court's duty, people should themselves stop using firecrackers: SC

The Supreme Court mandates strict adherence to firecracker curbs nationwide, emphasizing self-regulation over legal enforcement to mitigate environmental pollution. The court highlights the selfish nature of polluting celebrations and calls for collective responsibility in managing air and sound pollution.

Supreme Court upholds Tamil Nadu's ban on reinforced paper cups [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court upholds Tamil Nadu's ban on reinforced paper cups for a pollution-free environment. The court also reviews the ban on non-woven bags in light of plastic waste management rules.

Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Plaster of Paris Ganesh Idols, Citing Environmental Concerns

Supreme Court declines to challenge Madras High Court's ban on Plaster of Paris Ganesh idols. Legal battle over eco-friendly idol-making during Vinayakar Chaturthi.

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