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UP-based paper mill to shut down for causing pollution

An Uttar Pradesh paper mill has told the National Green Tribunal that they have decided to immediately shut down their operations in the wake of the Central Pollution Control Board's direction to close their unit for causing pollution.

Submit action plan on noise pollution in 2 weeks: NGT

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the Delhi government to submit within two weeks an action plan on reduction of noise pollution caused due to heavy traffic near Panchsheel Park area in South Delhi.

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Ban on plastic packaging of food, drugs: NGT seeks Centre view
Ban on plastic packaging of food, drugs: NGT seeks Centre view

 The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and various stakeholders to file their submissions on a proposal that there should be a complete prohibition on the use of plastic packaging in food and pharmaceutical formulations of any kind.

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Govt may levy charge on river water users, polluters

 In view of the high costs involved in cleaning up and inter-linking of rivers, the government is considering levying a charge on river water users and those polluting them.

NGT slams Uttarakhand govt over use of polythene bags in Haridwar

 The National Green Tribunal today came down heavily on the Uttarakhand government over non- compliance of its orders in the pilgrimage town of Haridwar including on the ban on use of polythene bags.

NGT directs Badarpur, Rajghat plants to control high PM levels

The National Green Tribunal Friday directed Badarpur and Rajghat Thermal Power Stations to bring particulate matter (PM) within permissible limits after an inspection report highlighted their high content in the ambient air around these projects.

NGT clears decks for plying of CNG buses to Rohtang

 In a step aimed at minimising pollution in the eco-sensitive area of Rohtang pass, the National Green Tribunal Thursday cleared the decks for plying of CNG buses on 51-km long Manali-Rohtang highway.

Yamuna Nurseries: NGT summons 38 after they refuse to accept notice

The National Green Tribunal has directed concerned persons associated with 38 nurseries to appear before it after they allegedly refused to accept notice issued to them for causing pollution on the floodplains of river Yamuna here.

NGT forms committee to inspect glass units in Firozabad

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday constituted a committee to inspect the glass industries of Firozabad district in Uttar Pradesh and collect samples of ambient air quality in the area.

NGT declines to modify ban order on 10-year-old vehicles
NGT declines to modify ban order on 10-year-old vehicles

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday declined to modify its order banning plying of diesel vehicles which are over 10 years old in Delhi-NCR.

Corporations charging taxes & not cleaning roads: NGT

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday slammed municipal corporations over poor garbage disposal system after perusing news reports and pictures of different areas in the national capital.

NGT directs GDA to pay Rs 5 lakh for felling 12 trees

The National Green Tribunal has imposed a cost of Rs 5 lakh on Ghaziabad Development Authority for cutting 12 trees for construction of 17.6 km-long cycle track.

Environmentalists welcome NGT order banning tree felling

Several environmentalists in Braj Mandal area have welcomed the National Green Tribunal's order banning tree felling and new constructions along the Yamuna flood-plains in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone.

NGT orders ban on cutting trees near Taj Mahal

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that no unauthorised construction activities are permitted and no trees cut in the eco-sensitive zone near the Taj Mahal.

NGT seeks report on service stations operating in capital

Automobile service stations operating in the capital and discharging toxic pollutants like grease and oil into the Yamuna have come under the radar of the National Green Tribunal which has sought a status report on their functioning.

NGT bans use of plastic bottles in Haridwar
NGT bans use of plastic bottles in Haridwar

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned the use of plastic bottles around the banks of Uttarakhand here to check the menace of pollution in and around the river Ganges, an official said on Monday.

Formulate scheme for disposal of e-waste: NGT to MoEF

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to convene a meeting of various stakeholders and propose a scheme for environment-friendly disposal of e-waste.