Greenpeace has called on the Australian government to suspend the sale of the weedkiller Roundup after a US court ruled it had caused the terminal cancer of an American man.

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban a widely-used pesticide that critics say can endanger children and farmers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kirti Vardhan Singh Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 09/08/2018 regarding illegal sand mining, Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. By this application, the applicant seeks for a review of order dated 24.07.2018 disposing off O.A. No. 429/2017 directing the State of Uttar Pradesh to recover loss of revenue against Royalty and price of mineral (sand) extracted cumulatively amounting to Rs. 93,04,45,766/- and, cost of restoration of sand calculated at Rs.

Brazil-based agrochemical companies plan to appeal a ruling suspending the use of best-selling weed killer glyphosate in one of the world's largest grain producing nations, an industry spokeswoman

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Stench Grips Mansa’s Sacred Ghaggar River (Suo-Motu Case) Vs Yogender Kumar dated 07/08/2018 regarding pollution of river Ghaggar on account of discharge of effluents - industrial as well as municipal.

Order of the Natinal Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid Committee, NGT Bar Association Vs. MoEF & Others dated 07/08/2018. This application seeks directions to check diversion of the area marked as Natural Conservation Zone (NCZ) by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) in the Regional Plan. The Applicant has alleged that the States of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan have diverted the NCZ area in violation of the original plan while preparing Sub-regional Plans and such diversion will adversely affect the environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ankita Sinha Vs. State of Maharashtra & Others dated 07/08/2018 regarding illegal disposal of waste from the dumping zones of the garbage at Deonar in Mumbai. The unregulated and unauthorized activities are carried out for profiteering which results in massive fires, adversely affecting the environment and the health and lives of inhabitants.

The government has ordered the Nyayo Tea Zones (NTZ) Development Corporation to stop picking or cultivating tea in the 25-kilometre buffer zone even as the Mau Forest saga is scheduled for hearing.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion Vs. Union of India. The proceedings were initiated on an allegation of severe pollution of river Churni passing through Nadia district in the State of West Bengal. The untreated effluents from factories were being released into river Mathabhanga which was joining river Churni. The discharge was also taking place in Bangladesh from where the river is coming.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Lakhan Singh Vs State of Jharkhand dated 06/08/2018 regarding large scale encroachments of forest land in the various districts of State of Jharkhand and violation of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 in raising various constructions in the reserve forest. The essential prayer made in the application is for a direction upon the State respondents to conduct geo-referencing the entire cadastral sheets of notified forests, namely, reserved forest, protected forest, etc.

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