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MoU Ready For Smog Tower Installation Project In Delhi

New Delhi: The Centre informed the Supreme Court Thursday that an MoU has been prepared for the installation of smog tower at Anand Vihar in east Delhi and it will be signed by the stakeholders. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra that after Wednesday’s hearing, the Centre contacted Indian […]

Regulate Import Of Waste Tyres So That India Does Not Become Dump Yard: NGT

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to regulate import of waste tyres for use in pyrolysis industry so that India does not become a dump yard for highly polluting hazardous waste material from other countries. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said pyrolysis […]

NGT orders audit of all state pollution control boards

New Delhi: Expressing concern over its functioning, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct within six months a performance audit of all the state pollution control boards and committees. The tribunal’s direction came while hearing a plea filed by Aryavart Foundation against discharge of untreated trade effluents […]