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Environment Ministry panel to visit Okhla Bird Sanctuary area

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:50

A panel constituted by the Environment Ministry is likely to visit Okhla Bird Sanctuary area next week as part of the Ministry`s efforts to demarcate the eco-sensitive zone around it.

NGT issues notice to CGWA on Coca-Cola`s plea

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 19:31

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) on a plea of soft drink giant Coca-Cola seeking to quash and set aside the order for closure of its Varanasi unit by Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB).

Proposed airport in Kerala hits eco barrier

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:59

The proposed Rs.2,000-crore KGS Aranmula international airport project in Kerala suffered a huge setback Wednesday when a tribunal cancelled its environment sanction.

Effluent discharge in Ganga: NGT warns pollution control boards

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:17

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today warned the Central and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Boards that it would pass "coercive orders" if effective steps were not taken to control pollution due to effluent discharged by sugar mills and a dairy firm in the river Ganga.

Suspend work in textile dying, printing units in Pali: NGT

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:29

National Green Tribunal today ordered suspension of work in textile dying and printing units in Pali district that were operating without Consent to Operate from the Rajasthan Pollution Control Board.

Green tribunal inquires about ground water in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 21:52

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday ordered civil officials of Uttar Pradesh to establish what measures have been taken to maintain biodiversity and ground water level in the state.

Frame guidelines to prevent pollution from straw burning: NGT

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:14

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to hold a meeting of all the states and prepare "composite" guidelines for preventing the pollution caused by straw burning, which allegedly is one of the reasons for the smog in Delhi.

Green tribunal summons Ghaziabad civic official over concretisation

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 20:02

The National Green Tribunal Friday summoned a Ghaziabad civic official to be present in court after he ignored the green body`s directives against concretisation of roads and parks.

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

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 13:55

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.

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:49

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna.

Justice Swatanter Kumar skips work at NGT on health grounds

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 15:59

Justice Swatanter Kumar, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment levelled by a former law intern, Monday skipped work at the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on health grounds.

Green panel goes tough on Najafgarh drain basin buildings

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 19:35

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Friday issued notices to the environment ministry and several environment groups in Delhi for failing to curb construction in the Najafgarh drain basin.