NGT issues notice to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on contempt plea

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The National Green Tribunal today issued notice to spiritual figure Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on a contempt plea against him for blaming the Centre and the panel for damaging Yamuna floodplains by allowing his NGO’s cultural extravaganza held there. “Notice to the respondent,” a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said while seeking… Read more »

Industries in residential areas: NGT notice to Delhi govt

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A resident here today moved the National Green Tribunal against unauthorised industrial units located in residential areas, prompting the green panel to seek response from the Delhi government and others. A bench, headed by Justice Jawad Rahim, issued notices to the Delhi government, Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi Pollution Control Committee, Delhi Jal Board, BSES… Read more »

Okhla plant complying with specified parameters: NGT

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Okhla waste-to-energy plant, which was cleared by NGT, is functional and complying with all the specified parameters, the National Green Tribunal has been informed. A joint inspection team comprising officials from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) told a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar that the incinerator… Read more »

NGT slaps Rs 50L cost on Tehri Hydro Development Corporation

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Development does not mean destroying nature, the National Green Tribunal has said while slapping an environment compensation of Rs 50 lakh on Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) for throwing debris of its Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydro Electric Project in the Alaknanda river. Coming down heavily on THDC, a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar,… Read more »