Water in Hindon unfit for bathing: CPCB to NGT

 Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) today informed the National Green Tribunal that water quality of Hindon river in Uttar Pradesh does not meet the prescribed standards and is unfit for bathing.

Illegal tree felling case: Himachal court turns down bail plea

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday turned down an interim anticipatory bail of Chandigarh-based businessman Amrik Singh Nagpal in the alleged illegal felling of 477 trees on the outskirts of Shimla.

No cancerous substance in underground water in Gr Noida: UPPCB

Test samples from underground water in Greater Noida have been found devoid of carcinogenic substances, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) Friday informed the National Green Tribunal.

NGT forms committee to find "safest" time for Delhiites to travel

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.

"Harsh" steps needed to check air pollution in Delhi: NGT

The National Green Tribunal today said that air pollution in the capital needs to be dealt with "harsh" steps, and asked the authorities concerned to consider hike in parking, vehicle registration fees and congestion charges.

Plea on climate change: NGT seeks Centre's response

The National Green Tribunal today sought response from the Centre on a plea against ill effects of climate change and steps taken by the Centre and states to implement the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC).

NGT verdict: Over 29 lakh vehicles set to go off Delhi's roads
NGT verdict: Over 29 lakh vehicles set to go off Delhi's roads

More than 29 lakh vehicles will go off the capital's roads following a National Green Tribunal order putting a ban on plying of vehicles older than 15 years, the Delhi government has said.

NGT prohibits vehicles older than 15 yrs to ply on Delhi roads

In a path-breaking initiative,the National Green Tribunal on Friday directed holding of a meeting of stakeholders in its conference hall to devise modalities for implementation of its order banning plying of vehicles which are more than 15 years old on the city roads.

Banning 15-yr-old vehicles: NGT to hold meet to implement order

In a path-breaking initiative,the National Green Tribunal on Friday directed holding of a meeting of stakeholders in its conference hall to devise modalities for implementation of its order banning plying of vehicles which are more than 15 years old on the city roads.

CSE lauds measures to check pollution in Delhi

 The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has applauded the measures ordered by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to check the rising level of air pollution in Delhi.

CSE welcomes NGT stand on old vehicles, seeks strict compliance

Welcoming the NGT's verdict of not permitting vehicles which are more than 15 years old to ply on the city roads, a research and advocacy group on Thursday said the green tribunal should also assess the effectiveness in meeting clean air targets and increase higher degree of stringency.

NGT imposes ban on cutting of trees without permission

 Noting that indiscriminate and illegal felling of trees would lead to environmental disaster, the National Green Tribunal has imposed ban on cutting of trees without clearance from the Centre and authorities.

Vehicles more than 15 years old not permitted to ply in Delhi: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed the order that all the petrol and diesel vehicles older than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the national capital's road.

Vehicles older than 15 years not to ply in Delhi: NGT
Vehicles older than 15 years not to ply in Delhi: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed the order that all the petrol and diesel vehicles older than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the national capital's road.

HP govt to table bill for regularisation of buildings in budget session

The state government plans to table a bill for regularisation of illegal buildings, which is awaiting the National Green Tribunal's nod, in budget session of Himachal Pradesh Assembly next year, Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma said on Wednesday.

More than 15-year-old vehicles not permitted to ply in Delhi: NGT

Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal Wednesday held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads.

No move to make changes in powers of NGT: Govt

The government on Wednesday made it clear that there is no move to make changes in the powers and authority of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

NGT issues notice to HP govt over illegal felling of trees

 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday took suo moto notice of alleged illegal felling of over 450 trees at Tara Devi temple complex, 10-Km from here and issued notice to the Himachal Pradesh government, officials said.

Asbestos mining: NGT raps MoEF for vague response

Perturbed by illegal and unscientific asbestos mining across the country, the National Green Tribunal Friday pulled up the Environment Ministry (MoEF) for providing a "vague and uncertain" response.

NGT notice to Himachal over illicit felling of trees

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken suo moto cognisance of the illicit felling of over 450 trees on the outskirts of Shimla, an official said Friday.