AGRA: Even as the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) Authority on Thursday decided on a complete ban of use of coal within an area of 10,400 sq km covering six districts to control pollution, eminent environ

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Umashankar Patwa & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Earlier Titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors) dated 21/12/2017 regarding demolition of the structures falling within the high flood line of Yamuna, Agra.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/11/2017 regarding felling of trees in the area of Taj Trapezium Zone. Notice to be issued to the Taj Trapezium Zone Authority, Agra if there is any comprehensive action plan for protection of Taj Mahal not only from environment point of view but also in regard to other aspects and also to produce the vision document, if any. The Court also asked the Taj Trapezium Zone Authority to explain why it is not meeting every two months as it is expected to do.

The Uttar Pradesh government also told the Supreme Court that it was considering a separate micro-level plan only limited to protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal

Agra: Even as neighbouring Delhi is reeling under severe smog conditions, air quality in Agra hit “hazardous” levels on Thursday morning with PM 2.5 levels rising to 467 and 73 notches above Tuesda

Agra: In an already heavily polluted Agra, which ranks among the worst cities in India in terms of average Air Quality Index (AQI), the district administration has said no firecrackers will be burs

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Uma Shankar Patwa & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Earlier titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors.) dated 29/08/2017 regarding constructions on Yamuna floodplains, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs demolition of structures falling within 100 meters of the high flood line already demarcated and the projects which are stated to be outside the high flood line would be allowed to complete their constructions subject to compliance of directions.

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said a study had found that the white marble of the historic monument was turning yellow due to carbon pollution.

The green panel also directed M C Mehta to submit the final report on the tree-felling incidents before July 10.

AGRA: The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed four five-star hotels of Agra to get approval from the Central Ground Water Authority to extract groundwater and submit a report within two week