NGT asks DPCC to take air, water samples around landfill sites

The National Green Tribunal Friday directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take air and water samples around the three landfill sites in Bhalswa, Okhla and Ghazipur areas in the national capital.

NGT asks DPCC, DSIIDC to submit plan on hazardous waste plant

 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp Ltd (DSIIDC) to submit a complete plan on establishment of a hazardous waste disposal unit in Bawana and Narela here.

A unified system for daily updates on Delhi's air quality

Amidst concern over rising air pollution levels in Delhi, the government Tuesday decided to provide daily updates on air quality in the city through a uniform and scientific validation process.

Air pollution in Delhi: HC notice to govt, other agencies

Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses of the government, the city pollution panel and civic agencies of the national capital on the issue of air pollution here which it has taken up suo motu as a public interest litigation (PIL).

HC to take up issue of air pollution in Delhi

Delhi High Court Friday decided to take up suo motu the issue of air pollution in the national capital, a couple of days after it observed that poor air quality was a major cause of respiratory problems in most children here.

Act against units operating without consent in Wazirpur: NGT

 The National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take legal action against steel pickling industries operating without consent and not complying with mandatory pollution standards.

'Hefty fines for throwing religious items, waste in Yamuna'

Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.

Complaints to DPCC can now be made through WhatsApp, Facebook

 Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has opened accounts on several social networking sites to reach out to a large number of Delhiites who can share their grievances about burning of plastic and garbage in open.

NGT forms committee to find "safest" time for Delhiites to travel

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed constitution of a committee to take sample of ambient air quality from across Delhi city at different intervals and inform it about the safest period during which national capital residents can travel without risk to their health.

NGT seeks response from 15 hotels on rainwater harvesting

The National Green Tribunal has issued notice to 15 hotels, including several five-star establishments, for not installing proper rainwater harvesting systems in their premises.

Don't permit industries discharging effluents into Yamuna: NGT directs DPCC

A day after cracking the whip on a sugar mill in Uttar Pradesh for polluting river Ganga, the National Green Tribunal on Friday directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) not to grant permission to any industrial unit discharging effluents directly or indirectly into Yamuna.

NGT pulls up authorities over unauthorised borewells in Delhi

Taking a serious note of "water scarcity" in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal today pulled up the authorities for failing to perform their statutory administrative obligation in ensuring adequate water supply.

33 Hauz Khas eateries given consent to operate: DPCC to NGT

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has informed the National Green Tribunal that 33 restaurants in the capital`s upmarket Hauz Khas village area have been given consent to operate.

Road side noise beyond limit in Panchsheel Park: DPCC to NGT

Delhi Pollution Control Committee Monday informed the National Green Tribunal that roadside noise levels near Panchsheel Park area in South Delhi is beyond permissible limits.

Delhi smog hits asthmatics

Asthma patients have to take extra care in the city`s smoggy conditions that have been prevailing for the past few days, a doctor at Max Hospital said Saturday.

No plastic bags in Delhi from Dec 22

The Delhi government has set a deadline of December 22 to stop manufacture, sale and storage of plastic bags in the national capital.