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National Green Tribunal


On management of Bandhwari landfill, NGT asks Haryana to take ownership of basic responsibilities

April 08, 2021 10:36 pm

The principal bench of the Tribunal was hearing a plea seeking remedial action for an estimated 33 lakh tonne of legacy waste at the landfill site, which is leading to discharge of leachate, causing contamination of ground and surface water.

Water for parks: National Green Tribunal asks South body, Delhi Jal Board to reach a consensus

March 28, 2021 2:11 am

In an application before the Tribunal, the South MCD said it maintains 6,822 parks in the capital, where borewells were being used to extract water for irrigation.

Panel to look into proposal on dumping inert waste in Bhatti mines

March 06, 2021 6:09 am

Officials said SDMC is seeking permission to dump this material in 3 former mining pits in the sanctuary and one outside it.

Plea claims Delhi airport felled 1,000 trees, NGT asks for check

March 05, 2021 5:59 am

The application claims full grown trees were removed from a stretch near T-3 by Delhi International Airport Limited — a consortium led by the GMR group that operates the airport — without prior permission from the government or making provisions for replanting trees.

Against environmental clearances: Green tribunal cited delay in filing as reason to dismiss every second plea

March 01, 2021 7:31 am

As many as 11, half of these dismissals, an analysis by The Indian Express of the orders shows, were on the technical ground that appellants did not approach the Tribunal in time.

Stop functions and events at parks, Green Tribunal tells Delhi authorities

February 06, 2021 2:29 am

“Horticulture department of the SDMC needs to be made accountable for illegally permitting the tent owners to dig and dump waste, plastic, etc,” the order read.

Environment society sends notice to Mohali admin for non-compliance of NGT orders

January 30, 2021 5:13 am

Earlier, the Environment Protection Society had moved the NGT against the Mohali district administration on the issue of de-concretisation and protection of trees in the district.

2 yrs on, NGT disbands panel formed to monitor pollution in Sutlej, Beas

January 30, 2021 3:16 am

The tribunal has now asked Punjab government to monitor the pollution in the two rivers and said that the state may take the services of this committee if it wants.

Punjab: NGT disbands panel formed to monitor pollution in Sutlej, Beas

January 29, 2021 9:39 pm

The NGT said that the “ownership of the issue may now be taken over by the Chief Secretary, Punjab who may...personally monitor progress of compliance at least once in a month and also evolve an appropriate administrative mechanism to handle the grim situation”.

Expect Delhi forest dept to be revamped 'for meaningful enforcement of rule of law': NGT

December 20, 2020 10:40 pm

In its compliance report, the Delhi govt said it had started the process to fill 226 vacant posts. The total number of posts are 434.


'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.