NGT constitutes Committee to probe into sinking of fly-ash barges in Sunderbans [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-28 18:10:59

The Tribunal directed the Committee to probe the frequent fly-ash barge capsize incidents in the eco-sensitive Sunderbans involving Bangladesh registered vessels
NGT directs the U.P. Authorities to keep a vigil against illegal operation of brick kilns to protect air quality in the NCR [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-17 23:04:29

Remedial action sought against 600 brick kilns operating illegally in District Baghpat, U.P.
Singrauli pollution: SC issues notice to Centre on plea alleging non-compliance of NGT order

  EJ News Network 2020-10-16 16:28:57

SC sought response from the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Central Pollution Control Board and others
NGT directs restoration of 490-year old wetland in Maharashtra [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-10 16:19:07

NGT directs district administration to take necessary steps to remove all obstructions and illegalities (in terms of construction) undertaken in violation of the Wetland 2017 rules
NGT: Himachal State authorities to ensure that the Nirvana Project in Mohal Kiari/Rirka does not proceed further in violation of law [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-08 21:42:33

The State PCB disconnected the water and electricity and imposed compensation on the ground that requisite consents had expired and had not been renewed
NGT dismisses DSIIDC plea to vacate the NGT order on enforcement of Solid Waste Management Rules [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-08 21:40:43

Condition of waste management is in Delhi is pitiable as mountains of un-remediated garbage is a hard reality, though citizens of Delhi are facing worst air pollution. The matter is to be sorted out at the level of Chief Secretary and the Lieutenant Governor who have to provide land for waste management before considering use of available sites for commercial purposes
NGT directs Principal Secretary, Nagar Vikas to ensure initiation of remedial measures against sewage discharge in Sai River, UP [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-07 18:46:26

NGT directs ensure initiation of remedial steps within one month and prepare a report of water quality status of river Sai, further progress on laying of sewers, performance of in-situ remediation of four drains and operational status of STP
NGT directs Chief Secretary, DM to enforce SC and HC orders to free Jaisamand Lake from illegal mining [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-06 08:17:27

A mechanism can function preferably under the District Magistrate, with suitable involvement of Mining and Forest Departments and wherever necessary, of the Superintendent of Police and the representative of the State PCB. A grievance redressal portal may be set up at district level. Such mechanism needs to be reviewed from time to time. As already directed, the Chief Secretary may have Environmental Cell directly attached to his Office who may constantly monitor compliance of environmental norm
NGT refuses to withdraw EC granted to 1,320 MW Thermal Power Project in Khurja, Bulandhshar, UP [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-05 23:42:19

EC is compliant with procedure and evaluation of merits. The concerns for air and water pollution have been duly addressed. NGT thus, does not find any ground to interfere with the impugned EC
NGT issues notices to DLF and My Home construction companies for violating environmental norms in Telangana [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-01 22:45:55

NGT directs the Joint Committee with representatives from MoEF Chennai, Telangana State PCB, Lake Protection Committee and RR Collector to inspect the existence of any canal and encroachment
NGT panel directs remedial measures on defunct STPs in Ghaziabad, UP [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-09-30 21:53:17

Oversight Committee comprising State PCB, UP Jal Nigam, Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam and GDA to take remedial steps and produce fresh status report by Feb, 2020
NGT directs West Bengal Chief Secretary to restore the flood plains of Balasan and Chamta rivers near Siliguri against encroachments

  EJ News Network 2020-09-29 23:21:21

NGT not only directs restoration of flood plains but also directs Chief Secretary to explore the possibility of appropriate alternative settlement of the alleged encroachers, with a view to restore the flood plains
States to notify the Western Ghat Eco-Sensitive Area by December 31, 2020 for protection of ecology [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-09-29 21:09:16

The tribunal has passed the order to do the needful before December 31, 2020. For any default thereafter, the apex court has directed to stop the salary of the Advisor, ESZ Division, MoEF&CC
NGT: No Environmental, Forest or Wetland Rule violated by MRF Factory on the river banks of Khandepur, Goa [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-09-25 23:40:33

The issue of protection of wetland is being independently dealt with and 10 wetlands around the project in question are likely to be notified as protected wetlands, including the Khandepur River
NGT dismisses appeal challenging EC to Bainguinim Waste Management Plant [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-09-24 22:54:17

The Tribunal said, “The waste management facility being necessary and the site having been duly selected, acquisition having been done for the purpose, no fault can possibly be found with the grant of EC”
NGT directed CPCB to assess the adequacy of Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) system of Bajaj Hindustan Sugar Distillery [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-09-24 22:53:55

The unit permitted to operate for two months only after obtaining consent under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 from UP PCB
NGT’s suo motu matters: rejuvenation of polluted river stretches including Ganga and Yamuna, coastal stretches and STPs [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-09-22 22:05:30

The Tribunal interacted with Chief Secretaries of all the States/UTs, who appeared, in person, with progress reports on significant environmental issues; NGT directs monthly through dedicated cells
NGT seeks MoEF&CC report on OIL projects in Tinsukia district [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-09-22 22:03:58

Petition alleges that OIL did not carry out Biodiversity Impact Assessment study through the Assam State Biodiversity Board as drilling operation was being undertaken in the Dibru–Saikhowa National Park; EIA 2006 violated
The National Organisation for Tobacco eradication welcomes NGT’s move on cigarette/bidi butts disposal

  EJ News Network 2020-09-21 17:02:22

The National Organisation for Tobacco eradication welcomes NGT’s direction to CPCB on laying down guidelines for disposal of cigarette/bidi butts disposal
Ministry formulates a “National Action Plan on Forest Fire” as directed by NGT [Refer Attached Order]

  EJ News Network 2020-09-18 19:04:28

Centre formulates "Action Plan on Forest Fire" and urges States/UTs Governments to take appropriate action for effective prevention and management of forest fire