- Tag results for National Green Tribunal
The orders by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to protect the polluted Korattur lake have gone unheard.
The NGT’s order came following the visit of an advocate’s commission in September 2016 to the Brahmapuram plant to review the waste segregation process.
National Green Tribunal seeks report on dumping of debris at Indira Sagar Polavaram construction site
The APPCB was directed to take steps to ensure immediate remedial steps if any violations noticed during their visit to the site.
Though the deadline by the NGT to pay the total sum expires on November 5, the Corporation has not considered it seriously so far.
Even though the Corporation included the project in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 budgets as a multi-year project, it remained in the paper.
The committee, which is currently looking into the merits of Vedanta Limited’s plea challenging closure of its Sterlite copper plant, has sought more time as it was yet to hear all parties.
Allotment of lands to 4,970 recipients by Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) continues to be dogged by controversies.
He said that the district collectors should identify suitable sites for setting up dumping yards in their respective districts.
For the last one month, NGT Chairman Adarsh Kumar Goel made a stop-gap arrangement of hearing pending cases through video-conferencing twice a week.
The Anti-Sterlite People’s Movement has submitted 1.7 lakh petitions against Sterlite, the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam 1 lak petitions and the Naam Thamizhar Katchi 1.3 lakh petitions.
During the last hearing on September 12, the tribunal expressed disappointment over the ‘inordinate delay’ in submission of the report.
The expert panel’s recommendation for infrastructure projects comes within 100 days of the Environment Ministry releasing similar standard conditions for clearance in 25 industrial sectors.
However, a group of pro-Sterlite members said the anti-group was provoking and thereby trying to create problems.
With Karnataka rejecting the draft notification, the Centre had asked the state to form a state-level committee to readdress the issue.
He also condemned BJP National Secretary H Raja for his hate speech against judicial system and police department .