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National Green Tribunal


Just four of 107 UP villages hit by groundwater pollution got piped supply in a year: NGT panel

August 10, 2020 10:45 pm

The committee, headed by former High Court judge SVS Rathore, criticised the UP chief secretary for not fulfilling his promise to supply water to the villages through tankers as an interim measure.

CETP construction: PPCB urges Centre to release pending payment

July 21, 2020 2:41 pm

Two CETPs costing Rs 50 crore and Rs 55 crore respectively are coming up on Ludhiana’s Tajpur Road, of which Rs 15 crore for each CETP is to be given by the Centre, while Rs 7.5 crore each is to be contributed by by state government. The Centre has so far given Rs 3 crore each for two CETPs.

Delhi: In 21 areas, noise levels higher than normal

July 15, 2020 4:54 am

Analysis of data from the new stations presents a comprehensive status of noise pollution in the city for the first time as the five monitoring stations installed in Delhi in 2013 had become “inadequate,” as per the DPCC, following a rise in urban and industrial activities.

Andhra Pradesh govt yet to transfer LG Polymers’ proposal for environmental nod, MoEFCC tells NGT

June 04, 2020 12:27 am

The Vishakhapatnam unit had in 2019, while applying to get EC from SEIAA, accepted that it did not have a clearance for its petrochemical plant for a substantial period of its operations between 1997 and 2019.

NGT directs DDA to constitute special purpose vehicle for Yamuna rejuvenation

March 05, 2020 4:51 pm

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also directed the Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments to take expeditious action on sewage management, industrial pollutants and solid waste being discharged into the river.

India a victim of climate change: NGT chairman

March 01, 2020 12:40 am

It’s not that India is most polluted. Most of the pollution comes from outside India. The world itself is polluted. We are not responsible for the climate change, we are its victims,” said Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, NGT Chairperson.

‘Road built on nullah’: NGT seeks answers from PMC

February 15, 2020 12:52 am

In an order on Thursday, the western zone bench of the NGT, comprising S P Wangdi and Siddanta Das, also directed constitution of a committee comprising the Pune collector, the assistant commissioner of Encroachment Department in PMC and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to jointly inspect the area.

NGT pulls up Jaypee group: Decide in a month if you want to run Dadumajra plant

February 13, 2020 12:34 pm

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation had claimed that the Jaypee group is not processing the entire waste. Municipal Corporation Commissioner Yadav had blamed the Jaypee group as one of the key reasons why the city was defaulting in the Swacch Survekshan

Mass movement needed for saving environment, says NGT Chairperson

February 08, 2020 6:01 am

“It is the duty of every citizen to protect our environment for our future generations,” he said at workshop here on ‘Awareness for Environment Protection’.

Implementation of NGT, SC orders: Activists say VMC yet to respond

February 01, 2020 8:32 am

The activists contend that the VMC has ignored all orders and repeated directions as well as chosen to ignore communication seeking updates on the same.


'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.