Further, it sought compensation to the local fishermen families for adverse health impacts due to the mismanagement of fly-ash from the Adani thermal power plant and for rehabilitation of locals

Asks as to why should they not be made liable to pay environment compensation

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his Art of Living Foundation earned a severe rebuke from the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) Principal Bench on Thursday, after Ravi Shankar’s statement slam

Recommends physical and biological ecological rehabilitation

The MoEF clarified its stand on the directions of the Tribunal, who had observed in the last hearing that there seemed to be conflict between the environment and water ministry

This is the first time that a graded plan to improve air quality will be enforced in India. It will have a set of fixed measures that will kick in when pollution reaches specific levels.

The country's existing busy airports will now have to follow stricter noise pollution norms and airport operators will have to model noise for upcoming airports.

DDA’s by-laws sought to merge green clearances with building approvals

DDA's by-laws sought to merge green clearances with building approvals on the basis of MoEF notification

The brand owners of the units manufacturing gutka, tobacco and pan masala shall have the overall responsibility for implementation of these directions.

If the Centre accepts recommendations of these reports, 60% of the Ghats will be opened up for development and will affect the water security of millions.