Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Union of India & Others dated 04/12/2017 regarding extraction of groundwater by constructions projects in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. CGWA in the report submitted before the Tribunal states that the information about the quantity of water extraction by those who have extracted from the borewell period wise is difficult.

A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar, said, “Any institution which does not comply, has to pay an environmental compensation of Rs. 5 lakh."

It Will Hasten Crisis, Claim Activists

GURGAON: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Huda, department of town and country planning (DTCP) and central groundwater authority (CGWA) to submit a detailed report on presence of ille

GURUGRAM: The residents of villages surrounding Bandhwari staged a protest near the waste treatment plant on Tuesday against the MCG's plan to set up a waste-to-energy plant with the help of a Chin

GURUGRAM: The city's groundwater quality has severely deteriorated over the past year.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Avanti Metals Industries Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board dated 08/08/2017 regarding grant of consent to operate for M/s Avanti Metals Industries, Uttarakhand. NGT permits participation of the CGWA in this proceedings as it appears the location of the factory in question is in Ganga basin.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Bishnu Prasad Mishro Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding fly ash brick units operating without clearance Ganjam District, Odisha. Counsel representing the fly ash brick units has sought permission to sell the existing stock of fly ash bricks produced by them prior to passing of the interim order dated 24.4.2017 undertaking that they shall not manufacture such bricks before obtaining NOC from the Central Ground Water Authority. NGT has agreed to the request.

NGT has directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to inspect the rain water harvesting systems (RWHS) being installed in private and government schools in Delhi.

In a significant order seeking a fundamental change in strategy in cleaning the river Ganga, the National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed that 100 meters from the edge of Ganga between Haridwar

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