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Shivpal Bhagat v. Union of India, O.A. No. 104/2018 (27 February 2020)

Communities living near the Tamnar-Gharghoda coal fields in the state of Chhattisgarh are plagued by significant environmental pollution and land disturbance from coal mining. The coal is transported to two nearby coal-fired power plants, which emit hazardous air pollutants and generate tons of toxic coal ash.

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Jitendra Singh v. Ministry of Environment

Jitendra Singh v. Ministry of Environment , Civil Appeal 5109 of 2019 (25 November 2019)
Supreme Court of India

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Him Jagriti Uttaranchal Welfare Society v. India, No. 15/2014, National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench) (31 May 2019)

Him Jagriti Uttaranchal Welfare Society v. India, No. 15/2014, National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench)  (31 May 2019)

The National Green Tribunal Order issued on 31 May 2019 creates an expert committee to investigate whether restriction of plastic packaging is needed. 

 

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