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Ghazipur landfill blaze: Delhi government, EDMC engage in war of words at NGT hearing

The EDMC alleged that due to the lackadaisical approach of the fire department, fire-tending vehicles reached the Ghazipur landfill site at 2.30 pm and the second extinguisher reached only by 6 pm

NGT raps Road ministry for failing to submit report on number of vehicles in proportion to roads

Terming it as a "criminal offence", a bench headed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel granted a last opportunity to the secretary of the Ministry of Transport to furnish the report.

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Stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana: HC restrains govts from recovering fine from erring farmers...

The Punjab government, in response to the plea, had told the bench that the penalty was being imposed in accordance with the National Green Tribunal-ordered ban on burning of the paddy straw.

NGT asks DDA, Monitoring Committee to look into encroachment complaint on Yamuna floodplain

"Let the complaint be forwarded to DDA for taking necessary action in accordance with law and also to the Yamuna Monitoring Committee constituted by this tribunal for monitoring by e-mail," the bench said.

NGT directs Delhi govt to deposit Rs 25 crore with CPCB for failing to curb pollution in city

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel asked the AAP government to furnish a performance guarantee of Rs 25 crore and the apex pollution monitoring body to ensure that there is no further lapse in this regard.

Subansiri dam: Work on despite assurance to NGT that it won’t

Records reviewed by The Indian Express show massive concretisation has been carried out to construct the project’s extended spillway that has widened the dam base by over 100 metres.

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NGT imposes Rs 100-crore penalty on Andhra Pradesh govt over illegal sand mining

A bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, directed the chief secretary of Andhra Pradesh to forthwith prohibit all unregulated sand mining.

Court cases against Punjab officials if they fail to deliver, warns NGT committee on pollution

“A month’s time has been given to the officials, who are responsible to check the pollution, including PPCB and if they fail to perform then the court cases will be filed against the head of those departments,” Justice Pritam Pal (retd) said.

NGT pulls up Haryana, MoEF over ‘forest land’

It was in June 2017 that Lt Col (Retd) Sarvadham Singh Oberoi approached the NGT, alleging that the proposal of M/s Ajay Enterprises Pvt Ltd and M/s Bharti Land Limited to develop a residential complex in the area was in violation of Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

NGT slaps Rs 500-crore fine on Volkswagen for using cheat devices

The expert panel report accessed by The Indian Express, and filed on December 24, 2018, had estimated that Volkswagen cars released approximately 48.678 tonnes of NOx in 2016.

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Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena protest against NGT for fining Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living

Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena members protest against National Green Tribunal (NGT) for fining Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation Rs 5 crores for conducting 'World Culture Festival' on the ecologically sensitive banks of the Yamuna.

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Sri Sri Event Gets NGT Go-Ahead: The Details

THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday cleared the three-day World Culture Festival to be organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living on the floodplains of the Yamuna from March 11 but imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on AOL as an interim compensation for the event’s impact on the environment. A bench […]

World Culture Festival: NGT Asks Centre To Explain Clearances Given

FROM temporary structures to pontoon bridges, the impact of lakhs of visitors to available parking space — and a quick U-turn by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). On Tuesday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) questioned governments at the Centre, Delhi and UP about various clearances for the World Culture Festival to be held by the […]

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