CPCB orderd closure of 8 industrial units in Uttarakhand’s Sitaganj area

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New Delhi:  After the Central Pollution Control Board found few industrial units in Uttarakhand’s industrial units violating pollution norms.The National Green Tribunal has ordered closure of eight industrial units in Uttarakhand’s Sitarganj area. A bench headed by Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore asked the authorities to shut down Gujarat Ambuja Exports Limited, Fleetguard Filters Pvt Ltd, Speciality… Read more »

NGT slaps Rs 25,000 fine on Delhi govt for not filing report

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped Rs 25,000 as costs on the Delhi government for failure to file a report on the action taken to prevent blockage of drains in the city. A bench headed by Acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim directed the AAP government to file its response within 10 days and… Read more »

NGT to Uttarakhand: Submit percentage-wise compliance report on Ganga

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttarakhand government to submit within four weeks percentage-wise compliance report on steps taken by it to clean the River Ganga in the stretch between Gomukh and Haridwar. A bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim asked the state government to make a categoric statement about the… Read more »

NGT notice to Centre, UP govt on plea alleging threat to swamp deer in Hastinapur Sanctuary

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A plea alleging threat to wildlife especially to the swamp deer due to human intervention in the Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary has prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek response from the Centre and UP government. A bench headed by Acting NGT chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests, National… Read more »

DGCA moves NGT, says impossible to dump poop mid-air

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has moved the National Green Tribunal seeking a stay and review of its order directing the aviation regulator to issue a circular to all airlines operating at IGI Airport here to ensure that they do not empty toilet tanks mid-air. The DGCA has now moved a plea seeking… Read more »

National Green Tribunal seeks report on illegal banquet halls, wedding farm houses in Ghaziabad

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Ahead of the wedding season, illegal banquet halls and wedding farm houses in Ghaziabad have come under the scanner of the National Green Tribunal which has sought an action taken report from the authorities against them. A bench headed by acting Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim directed the Ghaziabad Development Authority to file a detailed affidavit… Read more »

NGT issues show cause notice to NHAI: Green cover along highways

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The National Green Tribunal has issued showcause notice to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) asking why action should not be initiated against it for not maintaining the mandatory green cover along national and state highways. A bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim sought responses from the NHAI, Ministry of Road… Read more »

Assam tells NGT: Rs 11 cr cleared by Assembly for sensor barriers in Kaziranga

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The Assam government today told the National Green Tribunal that a budgetary allocation of Rs 11 crore has been cleared by the assembly to install sensor-operated automated traffic barriers to check accidental deaths of animals near the Kaziranga National Park. The state government informed a bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim that… Read more »