PCB introduces 3-tier monitoring of effluent discharge into Periyar

Special focus to be on stretch between Aluva & Eloor Ferry, committees formed for purpose

published on : 26th November 2020

Check if eco clearance was obtained for NH work: NGT to expert panel

If any violation is found, committee will have to submit factual, action reports to tribunal

published on : 25th November 2020

Chhattisgarh govt asked to sanction Rs 335 crore for road construction to transport coal

The NGT sought a status report after four months by e-mail and posted the matter for hearing on April 13 next year.

published on : 24th November 2020

NGT serves notice to Chennai Metro Water for choking Buckingham Canal at Ennore

Taking suo motu cognizance of an article published in The New Indian Express on November 6, the tribunal has constituted a joint committee to visit the spot and assess the damage caused

published on : 23rd November 2020

NGT orders Rs 4.65-lakh compensation for farmers affected by charcoal units

The National Green Tribunal has also fined Kangeyam Municipality Rs 1.41 crore for illegal dumping of solid waste.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' locks India release date for December 4

The official page of Warner Bros India shared a video of veteran actor Dimple Kapadia, who makes her Hollywood debut with the film, announcing the release date on Twitter.

published on : 22nd November 2020

CPCB flags loopholes in groundwater usage guidelines

The environment ministry has raised concerns over relaxations given to industries in usage of groundwater and not having strict norms to check its pollution.

published on : 19th November 2020

Idol immersion after Kali puja leaves Cuttack's Kathajodi river polluted

Though three days have already passed, the civic body is yet to lift the immersion waste from the river bed creating an unhygienic surrounding for locals.

published on : 19th November 2020

Bihar State Pollution Control Board orders complete ban on firecrackers in three cities

The Bihar State Pollution Control Board had on November 10 written to the chief secretary and the director general of police informing them about the NGT order.

published on : 13th November 2020

NGT directs armed forces to hold meeting with CPCB on scientific waste management

The tribunal passed the order after perusing a status report by the Air Force which mentioned that green norms have been laid down and environmentally friendly procedures are being adhered to.

published on : 11th November 2020

Are NGT restrictions on firecrackers over poor air quality applicable to Chennai too?

The principal bench of the NGT on Monday imposed a total ban on sale and use of firecrackers in all "cities and towns where the average ambient air quality in November last year was poor or worse"

published on : 10th November 2020

Delhi government, police intensify campaign against sale, bursting of crackers in Capital

As per the SoP, joint commissioner of police will keep a daily record of inventory of crackers stacked in shops and godowns of traders, who were granted the license for this festival season.

published on : 10th November 2020

Engineers have no clue about lake drain dimensions; NGT panel aghast

The committee also decided to visit the lake sites to take stock of the ground situation, before the next meeting.

published on : 10th November 2020

Haryana government allows bursting of crackers for two hours on Diwali

The state government said it has decided to put a 'complete ban' on the sale of crackers in the state to check the coronavirus spread due to pollution caused by the bursting of crackers.

published on : 8th November 2020

Air pollution: Ban on firecrackers not required in Punjab, NGT told

The NGT was earlier informed that air pollution is an important co-factor increasing the risk of mortality from COVID-19 as per latest research.

published on : 7th November 2020
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