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On Ghazipur Landfill Fire, NGT Asks Why Action Should Not Be Taken Against Erring Officials

In September 2017, a portion of the Ghazipur landfill had collapsed, resulting in the death of two people ...
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IIT Expert And South Delhi Municipal Corporation Come Together To Stabilise The Okhla Landfill Site
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IIT Expert And South Delhi Municipal Corporation Come Together To Stabilise The Okhla Landfill Site

The massive 160 feet garbage mountain at Okhla site will be stabilised with help from an IIT expert ...
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National Green Tribunal Convenes Meeting To Identify Landfill Sites
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National Green Tribunal Convenes Meeting To Identify Landfill Sites

The meeting will be held on February 3 and will be attended by all stakeholders to discuss possible identification of landfill sites in Delhi ...
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Bhalaswa Landfill Site To Be Covered In Green Membrane: NDMC Official
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Bhalaswa Landfill Site To Be Covered In Green Membrane: NDMC Official

Spread over 40 acres, Bhalaswa landfill site had exhausted its lifespan in 2006. Rising over 50 metres, beyond the permissible height of 20 metres, it is visible from far away ...
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No One Willing To Provide Solution To The Problem Of Waste Generation In The City: National Green Tribunal

The green panel had asked Central Pollution Control Board and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to approach the Delhi government to provide more landfill sites in the city and maintain them strictly in accordance with the Solid Waste Management Rules of 2016 ...
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313 Acres Of Land Given To Municipal Corporations For Waste Management: Delhi Development Authority

Delhi Development Authority told the green panel that most of the landfill sites were operating without any environment clearance leading to health hazards ...
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Set Up Waste-To-Energy Plant To Prevent Srinagar From Turning Into Waste Dump Deposit Centre: National Green Tribunal Tells State Authorities
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Hold Meeting To Stop Fire At Landfill Sites: National Green Tribunal To Delhi Government

National Green Tribunal Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the chief secretary to visit the landfill sites and come up with constructive measures so that they do not catch fire in future ...
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Ghazipur Landfill: East Delhi Municipal Corporation To Set Up Waste-To-Energy Plant

Delhi’s 80-feet garbage mountain which collapsed last month and receives 2,500-3000 metric tonnes of garbage daily will follow the principle of “ recycle maximum garbage” and “ leave minimum trash for dumping”, according to the Mayor of East Delhi Municipal Corporation. ...
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Ghazipur Landfill Under Fire, Blaze Extinguished After 7 Hours

After the collapse last month that killed two people, another accident occurs in the Ghazipur landfill in Delhi ...
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National Green Tribunal Pulls Centre, Uttar Pradesh Government Over Reckless Dumping Of Garbage On Temporary Dumping Site
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Not Far From Lucknow, Mountains of Garbage In India’s Dirtiest City

Infamy arrived in May this year for Gonda, which is about 125 kilometres from state capital Lucknow, when it came at the bottom of an central government cleanliness survey of 434 cities ...
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Waste Management: A panel will manage 34 million tonnes of garbage at Delhi’s landfills
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Submit A Report On Segregation, Compaction, Disposal Of Waste At Ghazipur: National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Government, East Delhi Municipal Corporation

The National Green Tribunal has sought a clear report on what methods and mechanisms are being adopted to treat the 800 tonnes of waste at Ghazipur landfill and how does the government plan on turning the landfill site into a green area ...
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Delhi’s Landfill Collapse: Why Is Waste Still Being Dumped At Ghazipur Despite A Ban

Lessons have not been learned even after the collapse of 80-feet Ghazipur landfill, two weeks ago and the ban on garbage dumping on the site. East Delhi Municipal Corporation continues to dump approximately 6,500 metric tonnes of waste at Ghazipur ...
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