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  • Conduct of functions must not disturb citizens right to clean environment: NGT Feb 05, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    Conduct of functions must not disturb citizens right to clean environment: NGT

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said apart from the licensing provisions for fire safety, building safety, etc, the regulatory bodies must enforce the environmental norms to ensure that water and air pollution is prevented and the environment is not degraded.

  • NGT directs MoEF to take urgent measures to revamp monitoring mechanism of environmental norms Feb 02, 2021 07:33 PM IST

    NGT directs MoEF to take urgent measures to revamp monitoring mechanism of environmental norms

    The projects of category 'B' require clearance from state government while the projects categorised as 'B1' require EIA (Environment Impact Assessment) report for appraisal and also have to undergo public consultation process.

  • Will apply for fresh green nod for housing complex near Delhi University campus: Realtor to NGT Jan 21, 2021 08:07 PM IST

    Will apply for fresh green nod for housing complex near Delhi University campus: Realtor to NGT

    The builder, Young Builders (P) Ltd, informed a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice A K Goel that the environmental clearance (EC), which was obtained earlier and challenged, will not be acted upon.

  • NGT junks plea seeking to stop construction under Regional Rapid Transit System in NCR Dec 27, 2020 05:07 PM IST

    NGT junks plea seeking to stop construction under Regional Rapid Transit System in NCR

    The green panel said the applicants have not approached the environmental regulators who are under obligation to take remedial action in case of violation of environmental norms.

  • NGT asks MoEF for report on whether clearance needed for inland waterway projects in Ganga Dec 18, 2020 07:39 PM IST

    NGT asks MoEF for report on whether clearance needed for inland waterway projects in Ganga

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson justice A K Goel noted that the report of the expert committee constituted by the MoEF has not been filed even though almost one year has lapsed.

  • NGT junks review plea alleging falsification of emission readings by Mercedes Benz Dec 05, 2020 03:03 PM IST

    NGT junks review plea alleging falsification of emission readings by Mercedes Benz

    The NGT dismissed the plea saying there is no tangible material to support that there has been violation of law.

  • NGT directs all municipal corporations to sprinkle water before sweeping roads Dec 04, 2020 04:54 PM IST

    NGT directs all municipal corporations to sprinkle water before sweeping roads

    We direct all the Municipal Corporations/Local Bodies in NCR where air quality levels are normally non-compliant and other cities with the air quality 'poor' and above to take necessary steps to ensure sprinkling of water before sweeping of roads, the bench said.

  • NGT bans sale, use of firecrackers in NCR on November 9-30 Nov 09, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    NGT bans sale, use of firecrackers in NCR on November 9-30

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel clarified that the direction will apply to all cities and towns in the country where the average of ambient air quality during November (as per available data of last year) fell under the 'poor' and above categories.

  • Air pollution: Ban on fire crackers not required, Punjab government tells NGT Nov 07, 2020 05:50 PM IST

    Air pollution: Ban on fire crackers not required, Punjab government tells NGT

    The Punjab government said Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) have been installed in the non-attainment cities of Amritsar, Ludhiana, Mandi Gobindgarh, Patiala, Jalandhar and Khanna and the Air Quality Index (AQI) remained in the range of good in August, satisfactory in September and moderate in October.

  • NGT widens ambit of firecracker pollution cases beyond NCR, notices to 18 states, UTs Nov 04, 2020 05:01 PM IST

    NGT widens ambit of firecracker pollution cases beyond NCR, notices to 18 states, UTs

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel noted that it has already issued notice to Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and the state governments of Odisha and Rajasthan have already issued a notification prohibiting the sale and use of firecrackers.

  • NGT directs Delhi CS, LG to look into availability of suitable land for solid waste management Oct 28, 2020 07:40 PM IST

    NGT directs Delhi CS, LG to look into availability of suitable land for solid waste management

    The sites would be selected while taking a comprehensive approach and keeping in mind the siting criteria prescribed under the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, the NGT had said in its order.

  • Penalties worth Rs 10.82 lakh on polluters in Noida Oct 27, 2020 07:59 PM IST

    Penalties worth Rs 10.82 lakh on polluters in Noida

    The Authority has issued penalties worth over Rs 48.36 lakh since October 17 on entities contributing to air pollution, according to compiled figures given by it.

  • NGT rejects plea alleging falsification of emission readings by Mercedes Benz Oct 21, 2020 04:37 PM IST

    NGT rejects plea alleging falsification of emission readings by Mercedes Benz

    The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by Tanuj Mittal alleging falsification of emission readings by manufacturers of Mercedes Benz.

  • SC notice to Haryana on builder's plea against NGT penalty for violating environmental norms Oct 14, 2020 04:05 PM IST

    SC notice to Haryana on builder's plea against NGT penalty for violating environmental norms

    A three-judge bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi sought response from the Haryana government, state pollution control board (SPCB) and the NGO on whose plea the tribunal had passed the order.

  • Commercial buildings cannot be developed on waste management sites: NGT Oct 09, 2020 06:27 PM IST

    Commercial buildings cannot be developed on waste management sites: NGT

    The tribunal also observed that waste management in the national capital is "pitiable" and citizens are facing worst air pollution and authorities have to provide land for waste management before considering use of available sites for commercial purposes.

  • NGT forms committee to probe violation of environmental norms by "TDI City Kundli" in Sonipat Oct 06, 2020 06:39 PM IST

    NGT forms committee to probe violation of environmental norms by "TDI City Kundli" in Sonipat

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice A K Goel asked representatives of the Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment and Forests and IIT- Delhi to give a report with reference to the compliance of environmental norms in respect of the project within two months by e-mail.

  • NGT raps Goa government over delay in finalisation of Coastal Zone Management Plan Oct 01, 2020 05:43 PM IST

    NGT raps Goa government over delay in finalisation of Coastal Zone Management Plan

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice A K Goel directed the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) to expedite the matter.

  • NGT directs Delhi, Haryana to prepare environment plan for Najafgarh lake Sep 18, 2020 06:42 PM IST

    NGT directs Delhi, Haryana to prepare environment plan for Najafgarh lake

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice A K Goel asked the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to steer the proceedings for preparation of Environment Management Plan with the assistance of Central Pollution Control Board.

  • NGT directs CPCB to recover fine from Amazon, Flipkart for excessive plastic packaging Sep 12, 2020 03:00 PM IST

    NGT directs CPCB to recover fine from Amazon, Flipkart for excessive plastic packaging

    The green panel observed that the statutory regulators were not taking coercive measures, including invoking of "polluter pays" principle for enforcing the statutory norms against the e-commerce firms.

  • NGT directs CPCB to finalise environmental permissions of railway stations in 6 months Aug 19, 2020 07:31 PM IST

    NGT directs CPCB to finalise environmental permissions of railway stations in 6 months

    The green panel noted that out of the 720 major railway stations across the country, only 11 have applied for 'consent' in terms of the Water Act and Air Act and only three have applied for 'authorisation' under the statutory rules under the Environment Protection Act.

  • EIA must before construction of commercial complex above Bhikaji Cama Place metro station: NGT Aug 13, 2020 12:40 PM IST

    EIA must before construction of commercial complex above Bhikaji Cama Place metro station: NGT

    The National Green Tribunal had earlier ordered status quo on construction of a commercial complex above Bhikaji Cama Place metro station after a plea alleged that it is a designated park as per the Delhi Master Plan, 2021.

  • Several Noida high-rises without STPs, penalty soon: Noida Authority Aug 09, 2020 08:40 PM IST

    Several Noida high-rises without STPs, penalty soon: Noida Authority

    Most of these 33 societies are located in Sector 7x area (referring to societies in sectors 74 to 79) and Sector 137 of the city, where the Noida Authority had carried out inspection on August 2 and 8, they said.

  • SC terms vacancies in NGT as 'appalling', directs govt to notify in 6 months Jul 23, 2020 07:33 PM IST

    SC terms vacancies in NGT as 'appalling', directs govt to notify in 6 months

    The apex court said it was conscious of the reply filed by the Union of India in which assurance has been given that notification for filling up nine vacancies is being issued by the end of July, 2020.

  • NGT directs Railways to pay Rs 91.2 lakh fine for causing air pollution in UP Jul 16, 2020 04:44 PM IST

    NGT directs Railways to pay Rs 91.2 lakh fine for causing air pollution in UP

    The NGT said compensation assessed may be deposited within two months failing which it may have to take coercive measures.

  • Issue notification to ban RO purifiers by year-end, NGT tells govt Jul 14, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    Issue notification to ban RO purifiers by year-end, NGT tells govt

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel granted more time to MoEF after it informed the tribunal that the exercise could not be completed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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