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Taj Mahal turning yellow: NGT slaps fine on Uttar Pradesh government

The National Green Tribunal on Friday slapped fines on Uttar Pradesh government agencies for not replying to a plea claiming that large-scale garbage burning is turning the Taj Mahal yellow.

“Not a single drop of river Ganga cleaned so far,” says NGT; slams govt agencies on wasting public money

“Not a single drop of river Ganga cleaned so far,” says NGT; slams govt agencies on wasting public money

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the agencies to work together on the project to clean the river, saying, "The Prime Minister has given you a goal, take it as a national project".

NGT seeks response of Centre, others on oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast

The National Green Tribunal on Monday sought the response of the Centre, the Tamil Nadu government and others by Tuesday on pleas seeking compensation to people affected by the recent oil spill off the coast of Tamil Nadu and seizure of the vessels involved.

NGT issues notice to Centre, others on plea seeking compensation to people affected by Chennai oil spill

NGT issues notice to Centre, others on plea seeking compensation to people affected by Chennai oil spill

The development came after a petition, which has also sought constitution of an expert committee to oversee and monitor the entire clean up process and assess the damage caused to the environment.

National Green Tribunal to hear plea on recent oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast today

National Green Tribunal to hear plea on recent oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast today

The petition, which is likely to be heard by a bench headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar on Monday, has also sought constitution of an expert committee to oversee and monitor the entire clean up process and assess the damage caused to the environment.

NGT questions stakeholders on cleaning of Ganga; decides to hear PIL from February 6

NGT questions stakeholders on cleaning of Ganga; decides to hear PIL from February 6

Out of 86, about 30 storm drains flow directly into the river.

Direct AAP govt to relocate slums: Railways tells NGT

The Railways have sought to shift the blame on Delhi government for not relocating slum clusters from its land by allotting them flats, despite directions of the green panel.

NGT pulls up Centre, Delhi government over garbage mess

The Tribunal has sought an explanation for the menace and asked the government and civic bodies of their plans to deal with solid waste.

Delhi garbage menace: NGT issues notices to AAP, EDMC, sanitation workers union

Delhi garbage menace: NGT issues notices to AAP, EDMC, sanitation workers union

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued notices to the Delhi Government, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) and Sanitation Workers Union, asking them to appear before it Wednesday in connection with the issue of garbage disposal in the national capital.

BJP lashes at CM Harish Rawat over his proposed fast in Delhi

Opposition BJP today hit out at Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for his proposed fast against the rejection of the state government's masterplan on Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone, accusing him of having done nothing as a minister when a 100 km area along Bhagirathi in Uttarkashi district was notified as an ESZ.

Himachal HC stays Green Tribunal orders on felling trees

 The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday stayed all of the National Green Tribunal`s orders relating to felling of trees for four-laning of National Highway-22 linking Parwanoo with the state ca[ital.

NGT bans waste burning in open areas across the country

NGT bans waste burning in open areas across the country

In a significant order, the NGT on Thrusday imposed a complete ban on burning of waste in open places across the country and announced a fine of Rs 25,000 on each incident of bulk waste burning.

Ganga pollution: NGT pulls up Akhilesh Yadav govt, asks 'what initiatives have been taken so far'

Ganga pollution: NGT pulls up Akhilesh Yadav govt, asks 'what initiatives have been taken so far'

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday pulled up the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government and asked as to what all slew of measures it has taken so far to curb pollution in river Ganga, the holiest river in India.

Airlines to pay Rs 50,000 fine if their planes drop human waste from air

Airlines to pay Rs 50,000 fine if their planes drop human waste from air

The menace of human waste being splattered on houses from airplanes while landing, on Tuesday led the National Green Tribunal to slap a fine of Rs 50,000 on the airline whose aircraft empties toilet tanks on air.

Incentives soon for those scrapping vehicles over 15 years old

Incentives soon for those scrapping vehicles over 15 years old

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The government is not only banning the use of vehicles more than 15 years old. It will even be under compulsion to offer you incentives for dumping your old vehicle.

NGT orders ban on noise, solid waste pollution in Sundarbans

The Kolkata bench of NGT, comprising Justice (retd) S P Wangdi and Dr P C Mishra, taking up the matter suo motu, prohibited the use of mikes or loudspeakers blaring music, fancy decorative lights, release of solid waste and other material in river water.

Delhi pollution: Crackdown on 2 lakh heavy diesel vehicles begins

Delhi pollution: Crackdown on 2 lakh heavy diesel vehicles begins

Starting Sunday, more than 15 years old heavy diesel vehicles will have to make a disappearing act from Delhi roads.

Delhi pollution: 568 vehicles booked for not having PUC

Delhi pollution: 568 vehicles booked for not having PUC

Launching a crackdown against old vehicles to tackle air pollution in the city, about 236 non-distant vehicles were returned at borders and denied entry by the police in Delhi on Tuesday.

National Green Tribunal bans all construction work in Delhi-NCR for a week

National Green Tribunal bans all construction work in Delhi-NCR for a week

Taking a serious note of the deteriorating air quality in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday banned all construction activities for one week in the Delhi-NCR region.

Delhi smog: Lethal and dangerous for people living here, says Anupam Kher

Delhi smog: Lethal and dangerous for people living here, says Anupam Kher

The national capital is facing one of its worse air quality post Diwali mainly due to paddy burning in neighbouring states and calm winds which failed to disperse the air pollutants.