The National Green Tribunal (NGT) fined the West Bengal government Rs 3,500 crore for massive irregularities in the generation and treatment of solid and liquid waste. The green panel said the state government does not prioritize the installation of solid waste and
As one drives towards Chandigarh, a short distance past the gurudwara at Majnu Ka Tilla in North Delhi, a looming mountain comes into view through Delhi’s haze. The size of the mountain starts to grow bigger on the approach to the GT
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed environmental compensation (EC) of Rs 153.66 crore on four builders for violating environmental norms and non-compliance of solid waste management (SWM) standards in six of their projects in Kundli, Sonipat. The court ordered that the
A group of environmentalists have approached the National Green Tribunal (NGT) against the felling of 20,000 trees to widen the 43km-long Gurugram-Rewari highway, calling it “unlawful”. The petitioners alleged that permission for cutting the trees was granted without considering the existing laws
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Monday launched an anti-occupation drive in the Sarai Kale Khan area of the Yamuna floodplains Officials said the exercise was conducted as per the guidelines of the National Green Tribunal and around 30 illegal establishments were cleared.
A committee set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to monitor compliance with noise regulations in Delhi has advised the city government to follow a zero-tolerance policy against the use of unnecessary honking and the use of modified silencers, reported PTI.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the government of West Bengal to shut down all hotels and restaurants or campsites in the Buxa Tiger Reserve within two months. The NGT also ordered a facility run by the state tourism department to
Development is necessary for the economy but safeguarding the environment for future generations is equally important, said the Supreme Court, as it allowed the Andhra Pradesh government to go ahead with a tourism project in Vishakapatnam’s ecologically-sensitive Rushikonda Hill subject to certain
The National Green Tribunal has revised the environmental compensation of Rs 4.4 crore imposed by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on a jeans dyeing factory in the Bawana Industrial Zone to Rs 15 lakh. The plant was fined in 2019 because
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand to consider a complaint alleging the dumping of untreated waste into the Ganges River in Rishikesh and ensure proper arrangements to establish the necessary sewage treatment plants in the state.