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  • 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.

  • Vizag Gas Leak: NGT issues notices to Centre, LG Polymers India May 08, 2020 12:40 PM IST

    Vizag Gas Leak: NGT issues notices to Centre, LG Polymers India

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also formed a five-member Committee comprising Justice B Seshasayana Reddy to probe the incident and submit a report before May 18.

  • NGT directs DDA to constitute special purpose vehicle for Yamuna rejuvenation Mar 05, 2020 07:05 PM IST

    NGT directs DDA to constitute special purpose vehicle for Yamuna rejuvenation

    The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) may issue notice to entities accountable to pay compensation and in case of non-payment seek execution by moving this tribunal, NGT said.

  • NGT suspends environment clearance to housing complex near DU in north Delhi Feb 27, 2020 06:42 PM IST

    NGT suspends environment clearance to housing complex near DU in north Delhi

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said there was no application of mind by the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) while granting the environmental clearance (EC).

  • Setting up Water Front Management Authority for Yamuna not possible, DDA tells NGT Feb 18, 2020 06:50 PM IST

    Setting up Water Front Management Authority for Yamuna not possible, DDA tells NGT

    It said there are several stakeholders involved in management of river front namely Delhi Jal Board, municipal corporations, police and Irrigation and Flood Control Department, besides the Delhi Development Authority (DDA).

  • Godrej Properties to challenge NGT order quashing green nod for housing project in Bengaluru Feb 13, 2020 09:16 AM IST

    Godrej Properties to challenge NGT order quashing green nod for housing project in Bengaluru

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) quashed the environmental clearance (EC) granted to a high-rise residential project being built by Godrej in Bengaluru for raising construction in the buffer zone of Kaikondrahalli lake.

  • NGT prohibits construction of housing complex near DU in north Delhi Feb 04, 2020 08:11 PM IST

    NGT prohibits construction of housing complex near DU in north Delhi

    When the matter came up for hearing on February 3, the project proponent sought an adjournment.

  • Submit fresh report on compliance of plastic rules by Amazon, Flipkart: NGT to CPCB Jan 29, 2020 06:50 PM IST

    Submit fresh report on compliance of plastic rules by Amazon, Flipkart: NGT to CPCB

    Advocate Balendu Shekhar, appearing for CPCB, told the bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel about the non-compliance of plastic waste management rules by the e-commere giants, saying the e-commerce firms need to fulfil their extended producer responsibility under the rules.

  • NGT bans mining of quartz, feldspar in Telangana's Nagarkurnool district Jan 17, 2020 04:15 PM IST

    NGT bans mining of quartz, feldspar in Telangana's Nagarkurnool district

    The petitioners, through advocate Sanjay Upadhyay, alleged that mining area has been reduced so as to get it examined at State level and to escape more rigorous environmental assessment by the Appraisal Committee of the central government.

  • No health checkups of workers by cement majors, committee tells NGT Jan 15, 2020 07:10 PM IST

    No health checkups of workers by cement majors, committee tells NGT

    The committee comprises member secretary of Central Pollution Control Board Dr Prashant Gargava, IIT-Delhi Professor Dr Mukesh Khare, IIT-Kanpur Professor Dr Mukesh Sharma and member secretary of Delhi Pollution Control Committee.

  • NGT grappled with environmental issues in 2019 Jan 01, 2020 02:41 PM IST

    NGT grappled with environmental issues in 2019

    The tribunal not only flagged key environmental issues of the country but brought a new dynamic functioning style for sensitising government machinery to act fast and intensify its surveillance and vigilance mechanism.

  • Green laws must for railway stations: NGT Dec 16, 2019 11:25 AM IST

    Green laws must for railway stations: NGT

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said there can be no dispute about the proposition that the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 also applies to major railway stations.

  • NGT panel asks pollution body to give report on Yamuna water quality over last 5 years Dec 03, 2019 09:55 PM IST

    NGT panel asks pollution body to give report on Yamuna water quality over last 5 years

    The DPCC monitors the river water quality on monthly basis through nine water quality monitoring stations.

  • SC junks plea by Mumbai realty developer against NGT order Dec 03, 2019 04:14 PM IST

    SC junks plea by Mumbai realty developer against NGT order

    The National Green Tribunal in its February 11, 2019 order had directed Keystone Realtors, a company of Rustomjee group, to deposit Rs 1 crore and formed a 5-member expert committee for a study on the area and impact of expansion.

  • NGT slaps Rs 280 cr fine on 22 tanneries in Kanpur for dumping chromium into Ganga Nov 18, 2019 06:45 PM IST

    NGT slaps Rs 280 cr fine on 22 tanneries in Kanpur for dumping chromium into Ganga

    The green panel said the problem has not been tackled for the last 43 years and it has resulted in contamination of ground water affecting the health and life of the inhabitants.

  • The air pollution puzzle – Finding the missing pieces! Nov 13, 2019 10:32 AM IST

    The air pollution puzzle – Finding the missing pieces!

    Much like Bhopal, the ‘Delhi Smog’ is a reflection of a system ill designed to protect the environmental health of its citizens

  • Air Pollution | Where’s the equity while proposing solutions to Delhi’s smog? Nov 07, 2019 11:17 AM IST

    Air Pollution | Where’s the equity while proposing solutions to Delhi’s smog?

    There is a socio-politics behind the debates over air pollution and it exposes a prevalent class divide. By vilifying the farmers in Punjab and Haryana, the AAP-led Delhi administration, and to a large extent the mainstream media, has reinforced the idea of environmental classism.

  • NGT declines corporations' plea for dumping garbage in Bhatti mines Oct 24, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    NGT declines corporations' plea for dumping garbage in Bhatti mines

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the abandoned mines need to be closed as per law and cannot be allowed to be mechanically used for dumping of any material.

  • NGT directs DPCC to submit report on 5,000 illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi NCR Oct 22, 2019 09:08 PM IST

    NGT directs DPCC to submit report on 5,000 illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi NCR

    The NGT order came after taking note of a news article which said that 5,000 illegal e-waste processing units are operating in and around Delhi as per study undertaken by Toxic Link.

  • Citizens entitled to breathe fresh air: NGT Oct 18, 2019 06:58 PM IST

    Citizens entitled to breathe fresh air: NGT

    The petitioner had said that while it is under obligation to distribute electricity, there are limitations in distributing power in the entire area due to technical non-feasibility.

  • Availability of drinking water first priority, industries shall find alternative ways: NGT Oct 18, 2019 05:50 PM IST

    Availability of drinking water first priority, industries shall find alternative ways: NGT

    The green panel said since the 'critically' exploited areas have been found to be seriously affected by withdrawal of groundwater, regulating such extraction for commercial purposes cannot be dispensed with.

  • SC seeks Centre's response on plea seeking appointment of judicial and expert members in NGT Oct 04, 2019 11:38 AM IST

    SC seeks Centre's response on plea seeking appointment of judicial and expert members in NGT

    The plea has alleged that the authorities have not taken appropriate steps to appoint adequate number of judicial and expert members for the NGT due to which several benches of the tribunal are not functioning effectively.

  • SC directs CPCB to inform it about status of pollution in Yamuna at Mathura Oct 01, 2019 03:05 PM IST

    SC directs CPCB to inform it about status of pollution in Yamuna at Mathura

    A bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Ravindra Bhat asked the apex pollution monitoring body to submit a report containing suggestions within six weeks.

  • Submit report on pollution due to fly ash in Faridabad: NGT Sep 24, 2019 05:15 PM IST

    Submit report on pollution due to fly ash in Faridabad: NGT

    The tribunal directed them to submit a factual and action taken report in the matter within a month by e-mail.

  • NGT forms panel to probe illegal water extraction by Noida builder Sep 20, 2019 06:12 PM IST

    NGT forms panel to probe illegal water extraction by Noida builder

    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel constituted a panel comprising official from the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and the Gautam Buddh Nagar district magistrate.

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