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.
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.
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.
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.
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.