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NGT stay on effluent discharge norms: BMC sewage disposal project faces hurdles

After the stay order, the civic body is being forced to put on hold the process of appointing contractors for upgradation of six sewage treatment plants.

NGT fines Rustomjee Developers Rs 1 crore for ‘damaging environment’

A resident had filed an appeal challenging a March 13, 2014, order passed by the state principal secretary and environment-cum-member secretary, granting “amendment” to the EC for the proposed expansion of redevelopment of Oriana Residential Project at Bandra.


Response of UP authorities 'highly unsatisfactory', alleges NGT-appointed panel on Yamuna cleaning

A committee appointed by the NGT to monitor the Yamuna river cleaning operation found that the response of the Uttar Pradesh authorities in this regard has been "highly unsatisfactory".

In Kerala’s mining hotspot Alappad, the fear is not if sea will take village, but when

In a state with a rich history of potent environment movements, this beach sand mining, surprisingly, found little resistance. Until now.

Volkswagen scandal comes to India, NGT expert panel recommends Rs 171-crore fine as health cost

The NGT panel was formed in the wake of the 2015 global emission scandal or ‘Dieselgate’ when the company was found guilty of intentionally programming its diesel engines with cheat devices to meet US regulatory standards but actually emit up to 40 times more Nitrous Oxides (NOx) in real-world conditions.

A place to protest

NGT order on Jantar Mantar threatens to shrink space for dissent. It must be challenged.


The law prevails

NGT’s order on Art of Living rightly asserts the fundamental principle of green law — polluter must pay

Delhi: No NGT direction, confusion on fate of impounded vehicles

With no clarity on what should be done with these vehicles, which have also been de-registered, the Delhi Transport Department is now planning to come up with directions to scrap them.

NGT slaps Rs 5-cr fine on govt for ‘failing to combat’ air pollution in Kolkata, Howrah

In 2016, the tribunal’s expert committee had submitted a report with a series of recommendations to counter increasing air pollution levels in the city.

Mumbai: NGT slaps Rs 5-crore fine on BMC for improper solid waste management

The report concludes that municipal solid waste dumping sites were not complying with rules and waste is being dumped in a haphazard manner at Deonar site... No leachate collection and treatment plant is there and fire incidents have also taken place,” reads the order.

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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.