Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Dutta Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/02/2018 regarding notification of National Policy on forest fires. The Counsel appearing for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change submits that Ministry has taken steps to comply with the order of the Tribunal and in fact World Bank is involved and several steps have been taken.

Four mining-affected communities represented by Lawyers for Human Rights will be in the Pretoria High Court on Monday to challenge the Mining Charter published by Minister of Mineral Resources Mose

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/02/2018. The Application have been moved by Delhi Jal Board seeking direction of this Tribunal to the Government of Haryana to urgently take steps to check and reduce alleged dangerous level of Ammonia and consequent pollution effective on the drinking water source from upstream into river Yamuna and supply water to Wazirabad reservoir.

Hearings have wrapped in Sierra Leone from claimants accusing mining company Tonkolili Iron Ore of human rights abuses.

The Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities cannot pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills in Nigeria’s Delta region.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Desmond Jude D’souza Vs State of Goa & Others dated 13/02/2018. The Applicants, residents of village Anjuna are seeking permanent injunction, restraining hosting of ‘Sun-Burn’ celebration or any such event and conducting, performing any musical shows/events of any nature, erecting/constructing any structure of whatsoever nature in the property bearing Survey No.206/1 of village Anjuna, Bardez, district North Goa, Goa.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. P. Muthuraman Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/02/2018. M/s SSM Builders and Promoters has moved this Application for direction to refund the amount of Rs. 36 crores deposited by it with TNPCB along with the interest accrued thereupon.

Considering the default and conduct of the project proponent in commencing the construction without obtaining prior Environmental Clearance and the latent damage caused by such default/conduct NGT imposes an: 

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rear Admiral A P Revi Vs Delhi Jal Board & Others dated 09/02/2018 regarding supply of treated sewage water for gardening purposes in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. NGT in the Order dated 26/10/2017 had directed DDA/MCD/DJB to ensure the supply of treated sewage water for gardening.

There was reprieve for the US consortium of investors Cordisons International (K) limited and its rival Kenwind limited after the Environment and land court in Malindi set a date for ruling on a lo

On Feb 7, 2018, the National Green Tribunal issued notices to Union environment ministry and the governments of the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi over illegal operation of brick kilns in these four states. State pollution control board of each of the four states have been directed to inspect the brickfields and examine if they are complying with the environmental norms.