Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dr. Subhash C. Pandey Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 01/08/2014 regarding pollution caused by industries at the Mandideep Industrial Area, Bhopal.

BHOPAL: It is not just dengue epidemic, which is looming large on the city.

BHOPAL: The first collision between two buses on the city's bus rapid transit system (BRTS), since it became operational nine months ago, has raised fresh eyebrows over its safety.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Pune) in the matter of Dr. Alankrita Mehra Vs. Union of India & Nine Others dated 01/07/2014 regarding protection of the Upper Lake, Bhopal. Counsel appearing on behalf of the Petitioner submits that the decision to extend ‘No Construction Zone’ within 300 mtrs. from Full Tank Level (FTL) of the upper lake has not been taken by the State and the recommendations of CEPT to extend such ‘No Construction Zone’ to 300 mtrs. have not yet been accepted by the State Government.

Water quality on earth is depleted due to over increasing human development activities that over exploits and affect the quality and quantity of the water resources. The rapid urbanization has resulted in pollution of fresh water bodies due to increase generation of domestic waste, sewage, industrial waste etc. This study investigated the effectiveness and feasibility for Horizontal surface flow constructed wetland/Root Zone Unit which was constructed by Environmental Planning & coordination organization (EPCO) at Ekant Park, Bhopal.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the Nawab Khan & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 29/04/2014 regarding pollution being caused by various units in the industrial area at Govindpura in Bhopal.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/judgment/52_2014(App)(CZ)_29Apr2014_final_order.pdf

BHOPAL: Green Cities will be the theme of World Earth Day celebrations that falls on Tuesday.

Bhopal is leaving a huge carbon footprint on the environment due to its energy consumption pattern and continuous depletion of green cover. There is a rapid increase in energy consumption by the urban population. And with the recent depletion in city's green cover in the name of development, the city is not far from becoming an arid zone.

The Centre is expanding its vulture conservation programme across eight centres to save the endangered species and arrest the steady decline of their population.

The move to emulate successful vulture breeding and rescue centre in Pinjore comes ahead of the ambitious plan to release these birds, bred in captivity, into the wild by 2016-17.

Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha on disposal of toxic waste of Union Carbide factory, Srikant Kumar Jena, the minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers stated that the matter of providing oversight and support to all remediation actions, including disposal of toxic waste lying in around the UCIL plant site at Bhopal is being dealt with by the Oversight Committee constituted in the Ministry of Environment and Forests as per the decision of Cabinet.