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Forest dept’s tells NGT: Centre helping Andhra to complete Polavaram proj indirectly

Bhubaneswar: The State’s Forest and Environment department has filed an affidavit before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) alleging the Centre has indirectly helped the Andhra Pradesh government to complete the Polavaram project by giving work extension. Elaborating on the affidavit Suresh Mohapatra, the Forest and Environment Secretary, said, “The Government of India has given extension […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Mahanadi row: NGT asks Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Centre to keep sides

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to Odisha, Chhattisgarh and the Centre to keep their sides on the ongoing row over sharing of Mahanadi river water within four weeks. The action of the Tribunal came in response to a petition filed by an NGO. Alleging that construction of barrages and dams […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Polavaram issue: Odisha to file affidavit in NGT soon

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will file an affidavit in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the contentious Polavaram multi-purpose dam project in Andhra Pradesh very soon. The state Water Resources department will file the affidavit after receiving detailed reports from the state Forest and Environment department, official sources said. On the other hand, war of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Mahanadi row: BJD govt braces for legal recourse

Bhubaneswar: With the failure of tripartite talks on Mahanadi issue, the ruling BJD government in Odisha has made up its mind to move the Supreme Court for formation of a tribunal and approach the National Green Tribunal (NGT). Besides, aware of the Opposition onslaught, the ruling party has also prepared a blueprint. The state government […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Polavaram row: NGT seeks MoEF report on public hearing

Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to submit report on the implementation of its public hearing and stop work order at Polavaram project site. The Tribunal asked the ministry to submit a status report within two weeks on the project and the Office Memorandum issued […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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NGT asks MoEF for full status report on Polavaram

Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued an order to the Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoEF) to submit a complete status report on the controversial Polavaram project. The tribunal directed the authorities of the ministry to appear before it in person. Sources said the next hearing for the case is scheduled for September […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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NGT fines ECoR Rs 50 lakh for unauthorised Jakhapura siding

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has fined the East Coast Railway (ECoR) Rs 50 lakh on charges of operating a railway siding without its permission at Jakhapura railway station in Jajpur district

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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NGT gives time to AP to present case on Polavaram

New Delhi: The state of Andhra Pradesh today appeared before the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) and sought time to respond to the petition filed by Odisha and Chhattisgarh on the Polavaram. “The tribunal has granted the required time to the State of Andhra Pradesh,” said senior advocate Atulya Jha. According to sources, the next hearing […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Odisha plant not possible by 2017: Posco to NGT

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: South Korea steel behemoth Posco on Friday told National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it would not be able to set up the proposed steel plant in Odisha by 2017. Since construction work for the Rs 52,000 crore project is yet to begin at the site due to regulatory hurdles, completion of the project […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Tree cutting for NH expansion: NGT seeks report from Centre, Odisha in 3 weeks

Environment watchdog the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Union Forest Ministry and the Forest department of Odisha to submit an action taken report (ATR) and status report on alleged tree cutting for the four-laning of the 162 km-long Sambalpur-Rourkela stretch of the National Highway-10 without forest clearance within three weeks

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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All eyes on NGT hearing tomorrow

All eyes will be on National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) scheduled hearing Monday on its status quo, the green panel had imposed last May on the felling of green trees at Posco’s proposed steel plant site near Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
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Posco India gets shot in the arm

Posco India, the Indian subsidiary of South Korean steel behemoth POSCO, received a shot in the arm with the Odisha government recommending the Centre prospecting licence (PL) of Khandadhar mines in Sundergarh district in favour of the company

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
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NGT tells Volkswagen to deposit Rs 100 cr by Friday

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed German auto major Volkswagen to deposit Rs 100 crore by Friday in accordance with its November 2018 order or face punitive action. The Tribunal warned that if Volkswagen fails to pay the stipulated cost within 24 hours, its India head may be arrested and all […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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10 months after ads, vacancies in NGT yet to be filled

New Delhi: Ten months after it first issued advertisements to fill up 95 vacancies on various posts in the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the government is yet to finalise the candidates for these posts. The green panel is currently working with an acting chief at nearly half its sanctioned strength of 182 members. The government had […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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