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Farmers should be compensated for soil damage: NGT panel

The team visited six CETPs of which most were non-complying with standards and not achieving zero liquid discharge. “Polluted water flowing in river Bandi is a constant threat for health of villagers and to the agriculture,” the report states.

NGT directs CPCB to launch prosecution against builder in Gurgaon for flouting norms

The tribunal's direction came on a plea filed by Praveen Kakar and others alleging encroachment of parks in green areas in Block C of Sushant Lok, Phase I, Gurgaon.

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Sushant Lok I: Recover damages from firm that flouted environment norms, NGT tells CPCB

The Tribunal also directed that the “action plan” in the matter “be furnished to the Tribunal within three months”.

NGT pulls up Centre over its groundwater extraction notification

The Centre on December 12 notified revised guidelines for groundwater extraction effective from June 1, 2018.

NGT sets aside Tamil Nadu govt order to close Sterlite plant

In May this year, 13 people were killed in police firing on hundreds who marched to the Tuticorin collectorate demanding closure of the Sterlite Copper plant over pollution fears.

NGT responds to 'SOS' of Lakshadweep villagers on drinking water crisis

The Union Territory of Lakshadweep is spread across 32 square kilometer area in the Arabian Sea and consists of 10 inhabited islands, 17 uninhabited islands, three reefs and six submerged sandbanks having a population of 64,473 as per the 2011 census.

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Liberty to enjoy celebrations is welcome but not without accountability: NGT

The green panel said enjoyment attained by creating noise, air and water pollution and causing traffic snarls has to be checked with a stern hand.

Dumping of muck into Bhagirathi: NGT directs NHIDCL to deposit Rs 2 crore with CPCB

NGT also directed NHIDCL to conduct soil survey in respect of stability of soil and the geology structure of the areas before undertaking such projects.

NGT saw red, government plans to ease green norms for realty

As per the proposed amendments, approved last week, new buildings or expansion projects less than 50,000 sq m would not require prior environment clearance and can be constructed “under the supervision of the state government” through urban local bodies or development authorities.

National Green Tribunal to introduce software for email petition

"We are going to introduce a formal system permitting email petitions, which can be filed from anywhere in the country by paying court fee and complying with the rules," said NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel.

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