Delhi government on Thursday told the National Green tribunal that it has sealed 1,155 illegal borewells, out of 6,305 industrial units surveyed till August 31 in Bawana and Narela Industrial area here.
The National Green Tribunal has expressed regret for not involving the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) in finalising the national policy for controlling and preventing pollution resulting from burning of agricultural remnants in open fields.
The National Green Tribunal has revoked its stay on the expansion plans of Delhi University- affiliated Hindu College and construction of a new building for Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies.
Stressing that "protection" and "improvement" of the environment is need of the hour, the National Green Tribunal has directed Madhya Pradesh to remove all encroachments within a 33-metre "No Construction Zone" (NCZ) along the entire length of the Kaliasot river.
An organisation for coal miners and owners has said families dependent on mining have been finding it difficult to get two square meals a day following the National Green Tribunal`s ban on mining in Meghalaya.
Heeding a plea to check air pollution from industries in Uttarakhand, the National Green Tribunal Wednesday directed the State Pollution Control Board (USPCB) to inspect all air pollution control devices installed in iron and steel units in Jasodharpur Industrial Area (JIA) near Kotdwar.
The National Green Tribunal has banned new construction within 100 metres on both sides of Braj Parikrama route, spanning across three states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan by declaring it as `No Development Zone`.
Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and the Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to conduct a joint inspection of "seriously polluting industries" on the bank of both the rivers.
The National Green Tribunal Wednesday restrained Punjab from spending the first instalment of Rs 16.13 crores being disbursed by Union Urban Development Ministry for controlling contamination of under-ground water in the state till it examines the details as to how they want to spend the money.
Irked over non-compliance of its orders, the National Green Tribunal Monday warned of "coercive action" against the authorities for throwing municipal solid waste on roads in the pilgrimage town of Govardhan in Mathura.
Following an order of National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has uploaded a list of 972 industrial units polluting river Ganga and its tributaries on its website, government said on Thursday.
Taking a serious note of "water scarcity" in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal on Friday pulled up the authorities for failing to perform their statutory administrative obligation in ensuring adequate water supply.
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.
Taking a stern view on dumping of construction material in national capital by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, the National Green Tribunal today directed DMRC to ensure that all such materials be removed and taken to a designated site without any further delay.