National Green Tribunal

NGT admits plea against green nod to Sun Pharma expansion inside Vedanthangal sanctuary

The petition was filed by MR Thiyagarajan from Meenava Thanthai Nala Sangam and the prayer was to quash and set aside the EC granted by the Union environment ministry on March 31.

published on : 10th May 2022

SC seeks Centre’s response on plea challenging NGT Act provisions

The Supreme Court has sought the Central government’s response on a petition challenging certain provisions of the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010.

published on : 8th May 2022

Decks cleared for waterway project on Ganga

National Green Tribunal has virtually cleared the decks for the inland waterway project, saying there is no scope for it to decide the matter as the Allahabad High Court has already decided the issue.

published on : 8th May 2022

SC seeks Centre’s response on plea challenging provisions of National Green Tribunal Act

The petition says that the hazardous effects of pollution caused by any industry/industrial activity on the ecology and the environment are not always necessarily felt within five years

published on : 7th May 2022

Remove encroachments from Rukn-ud-Doula lake: NGT

The committee further stated that sewage from adjacent colonies was being released into the lake untreated.

published on : 6th May 2022

NGT junks green nod for Ennore polymer park

Asks govt to carry out fresh review of biodiversity of site marked as waterbody in 1996 coastal management plan

published on : 5th May 2022

Odisha: Row over Bijli pond revamp refuses to settle

The NGT wanted to know about the balance area of 2.59 acre and directed the Collector to file his personal affidavit explaining the above facts along with photographic evidence.

published on : 27th April 2022

Approach NGT on leachate leakage, Telangana High Court tells petitioner

The petitioner said that efforts to galvanise the officials concerned remained fruitless. 

published on : 27th April 2022

Budhabalanga sand auction under NGT eye

Bibekananda Pattnaik filed the petition while advocate Sankar Prasad Pani argued on his behalf.

published on : 24th April 2022

Dumpsites in Delhi and other cities are like time bombs: National Green Tribunal

The National Green Tribunal has expressed serious concern over fire incidents at Ghazipur landfill site in the national capital saying dump sites are like time bombs.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Construction of groynes, seawalls stalled by NGT

The bench observed that hard structures would only transfer the problem of shoreline change until and unless a holistic study is undertaken.

published on : 19th April 2022

Pollution due to cremation: NGT asks states to explore viability of electric, PNG crematorium

The tribunal noted that as per religious belief, the mode of cremation by fire is considered to be pious and in one cremation, 350-450 Kg of wood is burnt in the open.

published on : 17th April 2022

NGT directs AP government to cancel NCCL project in Sompeta wetland

On receipt of the same, the State Wetland Authority should make recommendations to the State government to take steps to notify the Sompeta wetland complex.

published on : 16th April 2022

Monitor pollution levels in Bhavani River, NGT directs TNPCB

The green tribunal took suo-motu notice in 2017 based on media reports that said Bhavani water was found to be unfit for consumption.

published on : 12th April 2022

‘5.7 million metric tonnes of fly ash in Ennore backwaters, flood plains'

"New developments (built-up land) and fly ash depositions in the study location have significantly reduced the natural drainage, thereby altering the hydrology and ecosystem of the entire region."

published on : 11th April 2022
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