Pollution in poultry farms: NGT notice to Centre

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A plea highlighting environmental pollution caused by the improper waste disposal and unregulated use of antibiotics in poultry farms has prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek a response from the Centre and others. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests Food Safety and… Read more »

NGT refuses to quash environmental clearance to Amaravati

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The National Green Tribunal today refused to set aside the environmental clearance granted to Amaravati, the proposed capital of Andhra Pradesh, saying that the prohibitory order would “jeopardise the financial interest” of the state and degrade the environment. The green panel, however, said that the project falls under the ‘Category B of the Environmental Impact… Read more »

NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, allows trucks

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today lifted its ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR and allowed trucks to enter the national capital, while asking authorities to strictly monitor their movement. The green panel, however, refused to lift its ban on industrial activities causing pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region region. “All directions in relation to… Read more »

Discourage roadside parking: NGT to authorities

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the municipal corporations to ensure availability of appropriate parking facilities for cars and discourage road-side parking. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar slammed authorities for not complying with its earlier orders to decongest traffic and asked them to take steps in a… Read more »

NGT bans construction, industrial activity in Delhi-NCR

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With deadly smog blanketing Delhi and the neighbouring states for the third day, the National Green Tribunal today banned construction and industrial activities and entry of trucks, as it rapped the Delhi government and civic bodies over the situation. The state governments of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana were also directed to ensure that… Read more »