HC rejected the plea stating that similar petitions are pending before the Supreme Court DPCC issued notice on September 14 directing for a complete ban on the manufacturing, storage, sale and bursting of firecrackers in Delhi till January 1, 2023 The petitioner stated that NGT allowed the sale and use of green firecrackers in areas where air quality is "moderate"
NGT has held the Government of NCT Delhi liable to pay environmental compensation of Rs. 900 crores This amount has to be used for restoration measures to recover the land which is 10 times the value There is also a need to strengthen the Control Room and set up a Grievance Redressal Mechanism accessible to the citizens to extend immediate help in emergencies within a month
NGT has extended the ban on the sale, use of firecrackers amid a decline in air quality The NGT ban will also be applicable in all cities/towns in the country where the ambient air quality falls under the ‘poor’ category Green crackers can be used from 11:55 PM to 12:30 AM at places where air quality is 'moderate' or better, the NGT said
The National Green Tribunal on Friday (May 8) issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India Pvt, Central Pollution Control Board and others in the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident in which 11 people were killed and almost thousand exposed to it. The tribunal in its notice directed LG Polymers India Pvt to submit Rs 50 crore an interim amount for damage to life.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the Chief Secretary of States and Union Territories to closely monitor the scientific storage, transport, handling, management and disposal of COVID-19 waste as its improper handling poses a grave threat rob environment and health of people.