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National Green Tribunal (NGT)

NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL (NGT) NEWS

After NGT rap, Pune civic body to spend Rs 50 lakh to clean Mutha river

January 19, 2020 2:05 pm

“The PMC has invited applications from private agencies for the work of removing encroachments and cleaning up Mutha and Mula, as per directions of the NGT,” said a civic officer.

Launched 7 yrs ago, shut for 2 yrs: Why Pune NGT bench will start operating soon

January 05, 2020 5:05 am

The NGT bench, initially through a two-member and then a single-member bench, used to hear at least 20 cases a day till it had to abruptly stop its operations on February 1, 2018, in the wake of a Supreme Court order.

After 2 years of little activity, NGT bench in Pune likely to be operational soon

January 03, 2020 1:36 pm

Expert member appointed, judicial member needed; ‘bench will positively start from next month’

First meeting of committee formed by NGT on waste management to be held on Nov 19

November 14, 2019 4:32 pm

The meeting is scheduled at 3.00 pm in the Niti Aayog building and it is to be held as per the NGT direction.

NGT dismisses Goa govt’s proposal to fill mines with municipal waste

October 19, 2019 4:33 am

The order comes in the backdrop of the deaths of four boys in Pernem last month, who drowned in a water-filled laterite quarry.

NGT gives Punjab govt till Oct 31 to stop discharge of sewage water into Holy Bein

October 18, 2019 4:41 am

Fresh water to be released into rivulet in which devotees will take holy dip

NGT dismisses Haryana’s plea to lift ban on DG sets

October 18, 2019 9:43 am

The EPCA on October 9 had ordered that diesel generator sets will be banned in Delhi and vicinity towns, such as Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad, starting October 15.

Plastic waste of brand owners: NGT raps govt for delay in drawing up recycle norms

September 21, 2019 4:30 am

The Court was hearing a petition by Jitendra Yadav, an Uttarakhand resident, seeking direction over extended producer responsibility (EPR), under which plastic producers and brand owners are required to recycle their plastic waste.

Odd-even based on findings from foreign countries: Plea in NGT

September 17, 2019 7:53 am

The petition, drawn and filed by advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal, said an assessment by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) found that the ambient air quality in Delhi during the 2016 odd-even scheme had deteriorated.

NGT tells state pollution board to clear Pirana landfill on a war footing

August 27, 2019 1:00 am

As per the affidavit filed by the GPCB on August 20, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has made budgetary provisions worth Rs 50 crore for 2019-20 to deal with the legacy waste at Pirana.