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Friday, December 13, 2019

National Green Tribunal


Chandigarh garbage plant: NGT based its order on adverse committee findings

November 30, 2019 1:41 pm

The NGT on Thursday had pulled up the Chandigarh civic body stating that it was responsible for the mess in the plant.

NGT orders closure of Bhopal’s only slaughterhouse

October 24, 2019 4:39 am

Municipal Commissioner Vijay Dutta said the order was received on Wednesday and he has written to the district collector and the state government for compliance.

NGT panel looks for encroachment & finds much more: unauthorised houses, untreated effluent, debris

September 19, 2019 8:40 am

‘Encroachment among reasons behind flood-like situation’, NGT seeks action.

Delhi: NGT says petition against odd-even ‘not maintainable’

September 19, 2019 8:10 am

Launching the plan, CM Arvind Kejriwal had said, “Studies show 10% to 13% reduction in pollution because of (odd-even) scheme, which is only an emergency measure, but the smog from stubble burning creates such an emergency.”

Overriding rule, Govt OKs NGT members for 3 years or ‘until further orders’

September 05, 2019 6:59 am

In February 2018, the Supreme Court stayed the move, ruling that the terms and conditions for appointment and termination of NGT members would be governed by the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010.

NGT directs govt to modify National Clean Air Programme

August 14, 2019 9:46 pm

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

August 11, 2019 7:43 am

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

August 08, 2019 5:37 pm

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

August 08, 2019 2:53 am

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

July 15, 2019 10:11 pm

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.


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

June 30, 2018 10:25 pm

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.