Tag: Ngt

Brick-Kilns
NGT Directs OSPCB To Go Tougher On Illegal Brick Kilns In Ganjam

Ganjam: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) to maintain vigil on illegal brick kilns in Ganjam district and complete the actions initiated against them within the requisite time frame. The principal bench of the NGT has issued the direction while disposing off a case pertaining to 640 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Stop Sand Mining In Subarnarekha: NGT To Odisha
Stop Sand Mining In Subarnarekha: NGT To Odisha

Balasore: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has reportedly directed Odisha government to stop sand mining in Subarnarekha River along Jaleswar Tehsil in the district till further orders. The direction came after the joint committee constituted by the Tribunal to probe into the allegations of environmental degradation in the area due to indiscriminate sand mining in Subarnarekha […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Paradip
Pollution In Paradip: Green Tribunal Slaps Fine On Several Industries

Paradip: Odisha State Pollution Control Board (SPCB), on direction by National Green Tribunal (NGT), has slapped fines on eight errant industries including the Paradip Port Trust for flouting environmental norms in the port city. As per reports, after complaints, the SPCB had issued a show-cause notice to the Port Authority and other industries six months […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Flipkart-Patanjali'
Show Cause Notices For Closure Issued To Flipkart, Patanjali Over PWM Rules, CPCB Tells NGT

New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has told the NGT that it has issued show cause notices for closure of operations to Flipkart and Patanjali Peya as they are not registered with it and have not responded to its communications on the matter. In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Firecrackers
Complete Ban On Firecrackers In NCR From Nov 9-30: NGT

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Monday ordered imposition of a total ban on sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the national capital region or any other city or town across the country where the average ambient air quality from November 9-10 to the midnight of November 30-December 1 falls under […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
NGT
Pay Rs 10 Lakh Fine Every Month: Odisha Penalised For Missing NGT Deadline

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has been directed by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) to cough up a fine of Rs 10 lakh every month for not complying with the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) directive. The penalty has been imposed for the non-compliance of the NGT’s directive pertaining to the setting up of Biodiversity Management Committees […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha: BARFI, SCB Expansion Projects Raise Green Concerns

Cuttack: The proposed Baliyatra Riverfront Improvement (BARFI) project and expansion of SCB Medical College and Hospital on the land reclaimed from Mahanadi riverbed at Cuttack have reached the National Green Tribunal (NGT) over alleged violation of environmental norms. Environmentalists have knocked the doors of the green court raising serious concerns over the ‘illegal’ land reclaiming […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Gas Leak: NGT Notice To Rourkela Steel Plant

Rourkela:  The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to the authorities of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), asking them to submit report by February 11 over the leakage of gas at the Coal Chemical Department of the plant that claimed four lives last week. As many as four contractual workers died after inhaling toxic fumes […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Illegal Sand Mining: NGT Issues Slew Of Directions To States, UTs

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has issued a slew of directions to the chief secretaries of the states and union territories, and the Environment Ministry on a batch of applications relating to updation of enforcement and monitoring mechanism to control and regulate illegal sand mining, including riverbed sand mining. Some of these applications have […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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