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Saturday, February 27, 2021



Electronic waste-management: Appears that violation of environmental law is not priority, says NGT

January 20, 2021 8:38 am

Stating there was a clear governance deficit on the subject, the principal bench of the NGT headed by chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel ordered that scientific disposal of e-waste should be ensured as per rules. T

Activists allege Metro corporation 'misguided' green tribunal on data of Mutha river to get clearance for elevated route

January 19, 2021 8:03 am

The expert committee's decision of minimal change in flood situation due to the Metro project led the petitioners to challenge it before the Supreme Court stating that the decision was based on wrong data about the river.

NGT panel urges MC to upgrade plant machinery without waiting for outcome of arbitration proceedings

December 08, 2020 11:06 am

Sources said the NGT team urged the concerning officials to upgrade the machinery without waiting for the outcomes of the arbitration proceedings and court cases related to the plant.

NGT allows green crackers on Christmas, New Year at places where air quality is 'moderate'

December 02, 2020 9:09 pm

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said its direction to restrict the use of firecrackers in cities/towns where air quality is 'moderate' or below to green crackers and for the duration of not more than two hours will continue.

NGT panel directs PPCB to seize bank guarantees of Mohali MCs

November 19, 2020 7:15 am

The committee directed the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to encash bank guarantees of the various MCs under the district for missing the deadlines. The meeting was held under the chairman of the committee, Justice Jasbir Singh.

Explained: Why the NGT wants a relook at Kaleshwaram project

October 22, 2020 7:57 am

The total length of the entire Kaleshwaram project is approximately 1,832 km of which 1,531 km is gravity canals and 203 km comprise water tunnels. There are 20 water lifts and 19 pump houses in the project.

NGT concerned as 6 states want 6k sqkm to be taken off Western Ghats eco zone

September 30, 2020 1:59 am

The notification has been hanging fire for more than a decade, as many states and the Centre believe that once areas under the Ghats are classified as ESZ, development activities will be off-limits.

NGT pulls up Jharkhand for constructing HC, Assembly buildings without green nod

September 12, 2020 3:01 am

The petition alleged constructions were carried out in Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Deoghar without environmental clearance.

Mumbai civic body revises effluent discharge norms for STPs, floats fresh tenders

September 06, 2020 11:53 am

This comes a year after the green tribunal, on July last year, ordered a change in the effluent discharge norms after a petition was filed against a notification of the Ministry of Environment

Covid-19: Hearings at NGT western zone office suspended as six staffers test positive

September 03, 2020 11:43 pm

The staff at the western zone office has been coordinating hearings by sending online links to lawyers with timings for getting connected and processing documents digitally so that no one from outside visits the NGT office.


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

March 12, 2016 12:51 pm

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.