Gangua Nala has 19.9 mg of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) per litre of water.
Similarly, the bench also recommended that 2/3rd of the reclaimed land be developed as a dense forest and 1/3rd may be developed as parks and playgrounds without allowing any commercial activities.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Uttar Pradesh government to pay Rs 120 crore as fine for environmental violations, including improper solid waste management and discharge of sewage into rivers in Gorakhpur district.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Rajasthan government to pay Rs 3,000 crore as environmental compensation for improper management of solid and liquid waste.
The penalty was imposed following a complaint by Rabeya Tabbasum, a resident of the town, alleging contamination of the river due to discharged of untreated wastes.
Bhubaneswar: Even though three weeks have passed since the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered Odisha government to pay Rs 25 crore as interim compensation to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for allowing illegal stone quarrying at Dankari Hills in Jajpur district, Forest and Environment Minister Bijayashree Routray and the local administration have feigned ignorance […]
Jajpur: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the State government to form a joint committee and take appropriate legal action against the illegal stone quarry operations at Dankari hills of Jajpur district. Taking strong note of the case, the tribunal asked the authorities concerned to form a committee comprising Chairperson of the State […]
Cuttack: Despite directives issued by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) asking the local administration not to allow garbage dumping at Mahanadi and Kathajodi river beds, disposal of waste and building construction debris continues unabated in Cuttack. Tractors and trucks can be seen dumping heaps of garbage on the river bed at regular intervals which has […]
Cuttack: Historic annual Bali Jatra will be held from November 4 here as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday gave its conditional approval for the festival. The green body directed the Bali Jatra organisers to ensure that the festival is free from plastic. Besides, it asked to make arrangements for cleaning of garbage and […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today served a notice to four states, including Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana over the contentious Polavaram project. The NGT today gave a deadline of two weeks to the four states to present their views on whether a hearing should take place on the Polavaram issue. The tribunal […]
Bhubaneswar: In yet another setback for Chhattisgarh government, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday extended stay on construction work on the barrages on Mahanadi River till next hearing. The NGT has directed to stop all construction work of all the projects on Mahanadi River which have not yet been commissioned till the next hearing […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today pulled up the Chhattishgarh government while hearing a case relating to the latter undertaking projects on the upper catchment of the Mahanadi River thereby adversely affecting the water flow into Odisha. The eastern bench of the NGT rapped the Chhattisgarh government for not appearing before the court and […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday instructed the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to submit its stand point on the Daruthenga dumping yard issue in form of affidavit on May 30, after the latter failed to submit the clearance it has received from Pollution Control Board (PCB) to continue the dumping operation. BMC in […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on Wednesday, issued notice to Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) and Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) here for allegedly encroaching upon forest land in the city. The Green panel has also asked the chief secretary to reply in the matter. The court was hearing a petition filed […]
Bhubaneswar: Human Rights activist Subash Mohapatra filed a caveat before the Supreme Court today requesting to get informed beforehand of any hearing against the instruction of National Green Tribunal (NGT) to remove Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) from forest land. Notably, NGT Eastern Zone, situated at Kolkata, […]