NGT sets Sept 30 deadline for units to apply for borewells

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed all unauthorised borewell units operating without its consent in Bawana and Narela industrial areas here to apply according to norms by September 30.

1,155 illegal borewells sealed till Aug 31: Delhi govt to NGT

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.

Straw burning: NGT expresses regret for not involving MoEF
Straw burning: NGT expresses regret for not involving MoEF

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.

Expansion of two DU colleges: NGT revokes stay

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.

Noida builders using ground water; NGT pulls up authorities

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday pulled up the authorities for their failure to restrain builders in Noida and Greater Noida from "extracting" ground water for construction.

Complete deconcretisation within one week: NGT to authorities

Observing that trees are the lungs a city, the National Green Tribunal has directed authorities to complete deconcretisation work in four Delhi colonies within a week.

Remove encroachments within "NCZ" along Kaliasot river: NGT

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.

Families dependent on mining in Meghalaya unable to get food

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.

Check air pollution control devices in U`khand: NGT to USPCB

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.

NGT bans construction within 100 metres of Braj Parikrama route

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`.

Discharge in Ganga: NGT orders joint inspection into polluting industries

Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and Yamuna, National Green Tribunal directed CPCB and UPPCB to conduct a joint inspection of "polluting industries" on the bank of both rivers.

Discharge in Ganga: NGT orders joint inspection into polluting industries

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.

NGT restrains Punjab from spending funds for controlling water pollution

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.

Dumping waste in Govardhan: NGT warns of `coercive action`

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.

CPCB uploads list of industrial units polluting Ganga on its website

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.

NGT pulls up authorities over unauthorised borewells in Delhi

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.

NGT pulls up authorities over unauthorised borewells in Delhi

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.

Remove dumped construction material from capital: NGT to DMRC

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.

Environment Ministry panel to visit Okhla Bird Sanctuary area

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.

Goa`s Mandovi river water unsafe for swimming, fishing: Report

Goa`s Mandovi river is unsafe for water sports and fishing due to high level of coliform bacteria in it, according to a recent study by state Pollution Control Board.