National Green Tribunal

NGT fines resort Rs 10 crore for construction in no-development zone

Meanwhile, the tribunal has allowed the resort to approach the authorities for ratification as a violation case regarding constructions made in the permissible area within three months.

published on : 10th April 2021

Stay on former chief secy’s appointment to green panel

The petitioner sought to quash the December 12 notification of the appointment, and a direction to call for the relevant records.

published on : 10th April 2021

Madras HC stays the appointment of former Chief Secretary as expert member of NGT

Petitioner G Sundarrajan of Poovulagin Nanbargal stated that NGT Act mandates a person to have administrative experience of 15 years.

published on : 9th April 2021

NGT seeks detailed report from TN govt on Pallikaranai marshland encroachments

Despite repeated reminders, the State government has failed to submit the report and the case is being adjourned from time to time since 2019. 

published on : 25th March 2021

Conduct studies on carrying capacity of eco-sensitive zones: NGT

Only one rapid environmental carrying capacity was done for eco-sensitive zone of Sanjay Gandhi National park in Mumbai.

published on : 21st March 2021

NGT directs all states to conduct carrying capacity studies of eco-sensitive areas

The NGT had directed the Centre to initiate steps to undertake carrying capacity studies, which would assess the burden on eco-sensitive zones. However, compliance from states has been poor so far.

published on : 20th March 2021

NGT stays construction of Uppur thermal power plant

“There is some necessity to go for a further study on the basis of the specific coal that is to be used for the project as a fuel.

published on : 18th March 2021

NGT issues notices to five southern States

Shah requested NGT to direct the PCB to prepare a central repository of OCEMS data from and host the same on its website.

published on : 10th March 2021

Consider 1996 plan, NGT directs TNCZMA

This map had omitted a lot of water bodies and salt pans which were originally mentioned in the 1996 plan.

published on : 24th February 2021

NGT directs NTPC to pay Rs 58 lakh for damaging environment in Uttarakhand

The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Oil India Ltd cannot disown responsibility on fire incident in Assam's Baghjan oil well: NGT 

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice A K Goel said it "prima facie" agrees that there was failure of the OIL in taking safety precautions and there is need for ensuring that such incidents do not

published on : 19th February 2021

Telangana turns deaf ear to NGT direction on noise pollution

Telangana hasn’t procured sound level meters for cops in accordance with Tribunal’s orders

published on : 19th February 2021

NGT forms committee to probe firecracker factory blast in Tamil Nadu

The explosion occurred on February 12 when some chemicals were being mixed to produce fireworks at the unit in Acchankulam village.

published on : 18th February 2021

Coal-fired brick kilns cannot be allowed to operate in NCR during severe pollution: NGT

The tribunal had earlier rejected a plea to allow brick kilns running on 'Zig-Zag' technology in NCR saying their operation will have a disastrous effect on the air quality.

published on : 18th February 2021

NGT refuses to entertain plea by washermen against demolition of dhobi ghat on Yamuna floodplain

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said steps taken for protection of floodplain remains to be satisfactorily addressed and the encroachment is huge.

published on : 4th February 2021
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