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NGT seeks response from Centre on plea for supply of water in Rewari.

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The National Green Tribunal on Monday sought response from the Centre and others on a plea seeking execution of its order to make arrangements for supplying drinking water in a village in Rewari district of Haryana as underground water in the area was contaminated. A bench comprising Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore and expert member Siddhanta […]

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Explain reasons for not sealing illegal borewells: NGT

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttar Pradesh government and the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) to file an explanation for not sealing illegal borewells in Ghaziabad and Hapur districts which were installed without the consent of authorities. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim rapped the CGWA and the SDM concerned for not […]

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NGT asks CGWA to act against Noida water bottling unit

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) to take action against a Noida-based water bottling unit for extracting groundwater without requisite permission since 2009. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim passed the order recently after the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) said that the water supplier, Beltek […]

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NGT asks Delhi government to for report on quality of water

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to submit a complete and comprehensive report on quality and quantity of water that is being supplied to end users at various localities of the national capital on random sample basis. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the committee comprising environment secretary […]

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CGWA powered to regulate groundwater extraction

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The Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) has the mandate to regulate ground water extraction by “industries/projects” including Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), government has told the National Green Tribunal. “CGWA has been constituted under Section 3(3) of the Environment (Protection) Act and it has the mandate to regulate and control development and management of water […]

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