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NGT directs govt to modify National Clean Air Programme

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel noted that as per the CPCB report, there is a proposal for national-level target of 20-30 per cent reduction of PM2.5 and PM10 concentration by 2024 under the NCAP keeping 2017 as the base year.

Delhi: 14 sewage plants stuck, green panel raps Jal Board

Senior DJB officials told The Sunday Express the project has run into financial and land issues, resulting in little progress to control sewage entering drains leading into the Yamuna.


NGT expresses dissatisfaction over report on compliance of solid waste management in Agra

The NGT had earlier said that major pollution is being caused in the Yamuna at Agra by dumping of garbage and sewage and directed the UP government to furnish a performance guarantee of Rs 25 crore for its failure in discharging duties.

Despite NGT order, ministry yet to fix rules to ban lead in water pipes

In its second status report filed last month, the ministry told the tribunal that the draft notification was approved by the Environment Minister and forwarded to the Law Ministry.

NGT seeks report on plea alleging air pollution by schools in Meerut

NGT directed the committee to submit the report within a month by email after site inspection and said that the nodal agency for compliance and coordination will be Meerut District Magistrate.

NGT asks Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh about steps to tackle crop burning this year

"The concerned states may also file their respective progress reports which may include the strategies and action plan proposed to be employed to tackle the problem in the current year," the NGT said in its order.


Plastic packaging: NGT asks expert panel to probe if more norms needed to restrict its use

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel formed the panel which comprises representatives of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Bureau of Indian Standards, Central Pollution Control Board and Directorate General of Health Services.

Waste segregation at source level: Chandigarh Municipal Corporation yet to complete arrangements

As per the undertaking submitted in NGT, Delhi, Chandigarh administration decided to cover the entire city under the segregation of waste at source level till September 2019.  Once the wastes are segregated at the source level, there is no need to segregate them at the dumping ground-38.

NGT directs DPCC to submit action taken against defaulting industries in Narela, Bawana

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also asked the DPCC to assess the compensation by these units within three months.

Sewage Treatment: NGT rejects environment ministry’s weak norms, dictates strict standards

The order is significant at a time when Gujarat is planning to use treated wastewater as an alternative source in order to reduce dependence on groundwater and the Narmada.

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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.