BENGALURU: Bengaluru doesn’t have a beach or desert nearby. Yet, sand constitutes most of the road dust, contributing prominently to air pollution in the city.

Mumbai: Observing that illegal construction is rampant in metro cities, the principal seat of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently imposed a whopping fine of Rs 1 crore on a city-based develo

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Yogendra Mohan Sengupta Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/01/2019 regarding permission for expansion of Cancer Care Centre at Shimla by relaxing the directions of the judgment dated 16.11.2017 of the Tribunal prohibiting any new construction in ‘Core and Green/Forest area’ of Shimla in view of the impact of huge constructions already made affecting seismicity and environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arjunan Muthukrishnan Vs The State Environment Impact Assessment Authority & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding violation of environment laws by M/s. Jain Housing. A report filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) submits that the unit is said to be violating the provisions of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 as well as the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 for which action has been initiated but, has not been finalized.

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to launch prosecution and issue directions for closure of Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Ltd's Su

In yet another push for easing the environmental clearance regime, the government has now standardised the conditions for infrastructure, construction projects such as airports, ports, ropeways and townships.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Gram Mahmood Garhi & Gasupur Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 19/12/2018 regarding burning of rubber tyres for production of fuel oil near habitation. In pursuance to the order of NGT a report was submitted by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Bo

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Vishal Arinjay Shah Vs Smita Pradeep Shah & Others dated 07/12/2018 regarding the construction activity being carried out at Vadgaon Budruk, Pune under the name Grand Horizon without obtaining prior environmental clearance.

This Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of this report include: Buildings play a dominant role in the clean energy transition.

LUCKNOW: An increase in the construction work is deteriorating the air quality in the city as the orders issued by the district magistrate to ensure implementation of National Green Tribunal (NGT)

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