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No Supreme Court relief for Sterlite Tamil Nadu plant; Vedanta can move High Court

The plant owners, however, had reason to cheer with the court commenting that its product was “an important import substitute” and giving it the liberty to approach the High Court for relief.

Clean energy start-up drags PMC to NGT over ‘huge losses’

In March 2015, the PMC signed an agreement with NEX to implement the project and allotted land measuring 1,494 sq m on Sus Road in Baner for segregating and crushing organic food waste into a slurry.


NGT stays Lakhwar project, asks panel to appraise it afresh

The 204-m concrete dam was slated to come up in the upper Yamuna basin near Lohari village in Uttarakhand and is aimed at providing water for domestic and industrial use in the six basin states.

NGT forms committee to check pollution during functions at banquets, hotels

The green panel formed a joint committee with representatives of municipal corporations, the Central Ground Water Authority, the Delhi Jal Board, the Delhi Police and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee.

NGT upholds environmental clearance to INO

Incidentally, the SEIAA had refused to assess the project and referred it to the EAC of the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Delhi: Supreme Court stays NGT order, odd-even won’t apply to 2-wheelers, women

The bench also issued a notice to the petitioner, who had moved the NGT in the matter, on the plea filed by the Delhi government.


Three river stretches of Gujarat among most polluted: NGT chief

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has also identified these three river stretches among the 15 most-polluted river stretches in the country. As per the CPCB, there are around 20 rivers in Gujarat where BOD levels are above the prescribed standards.

Green impact report seems erroneous, says National Green Tribunal

The bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice AK Goel gave the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) three weeks to convene a meeting with stakeholders of the project.

Jalandhar: NGT orders probe into felling of trees along Bist-Doaba Canal

The tribunal also ordered that the entire value of the forest produce realised from sale of 24,777 trees may be recovered from the agency concerned that is Irrigation Department of Punjab.

SC reduces damages to be paid by Goel Ganga, asks it to pay Rs 105 crore in six months

In its order, the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the NGT’s order dated September 27, 2016, which had found that the construction by the developer was in violation of the environmental clearance granted to it on April 4, 2008, and had asked the firm to pay damages worth Rs 105 crore.

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'Musical' protest to draw public attention against tree felling in Delhi

In the light of the recent controversy that surfaced after government's decision of felling trees for construction activity in south Delhi, a group of protesters gathered in the capital's Netaji Nagar to draw public attention towards conservation of trees.