Expressing anguish over discharge of effluents, the National Green Tribunal today directed the central and Uttarakhand pollution control boards to jointly inspect Century Pulp and Paper mill at Nainital for releasing toxic liquid and solid waste into the reserve forest near it.
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to submit detailed information about members and office bearers of all State Pollution Control Boards on their designation, experience and qualifications.
The National Green Tribunal has sought a report from the union environment ministry in the case of the controversial Kanhar dam in Uttar Pradesh within one week, failing which a Rs.25,000 fine would be slapped as it listed the final hearing for March 4.
National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday directed Delhi Tourism and Transportation Corporation (DTTDC) to obtain environmental clearance for a new bridge across river Yamuna under construction at Wazirabad here.
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.
The National Green Tribunal Thursday sought more clarification on key issues before deciding the fate of about 700 Kanpur-based tanneries on the banks of river Ganga, termed as "highest sources of pollution" in one of its earlier observations.
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed the Meghalaya government to submit a complete report adopted for the purpose of promoting scientific and permissible mining of coal which was banned since April last year.
The National Green Tribunal Friday asked the states concerned to submit their response on the issue of shrinkage in Natural Conservation Zones (NCZs) like forests, water bodies and waste lands in the National Capital Region.
The National Green Tribunal has directed Irrigation and Flood Control Department and concerned authorities to build special ghats on the banks of Yamuna where people can immerse idols and other religious offerings which will then be disposed of in a scientific manner.
The National Green Tribunal has directed the central and Uttar Pradesh pollution control boards to jointly inspect Rathi Steel and Power Ltd's plant at Ghaziabad for alleged failure to take steps to control air and water pollution.