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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.

For Subansiri okay, Govt looks at report of panel under judicial scrutiny

The constitution of the three-member committee was first challenged in the National Green Tribunal, which dismissed the plea without citing reasons.


NGT forms committee to look into Yamuna floodplain erosion in Sonipat

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by Krishan Chander, a Haryana resident, who had alleged that the policy of permitting heavy vehicles in the embankments of the Yamuna river was destructing the ecology in Sonipat district.

Segregation at source will start from June 1 this year, Chandigarh administration tells NGT

The NGT has summoned heads of all the states and UTs seeking the status reports on various environmental issues. On Wednesday, representatives of Chandigarh and Orissa appeared before the NGT.

NGT expresses concern over implementation of Solid Waste Management Rules in Delhi

The tribunal had earlier slammed authorities for failing to act on reducing solid waste and asked chief secretaries of all states and Union territories to appear before it with status reports of their actions and immediate future plans.

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.

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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.