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The NGT ordered closure of 12 restaurants in Delhi’s Hauz Khas area for not having applied for consent to operate till date since its last year’s order dated 20/09/2013 directing them to do so after complying with all the norms.

Incident raises serious questions on how hospitals treat bio-medical waste

A day after an infant’s body was found dumped with biological waste at the Mata Chanan Devi Hospital mortuary in West Delhi on Monday instead of the partial remains of a wrapped leg kept beside it, the revelation has raised serious questions on the manner in which hospitals treat bio-medical waste.

A protest march was taken out in Okhla in South Delhi on Sunday against the release of toxic emissions from a waste treatment plant run by a private company.

New Delhi: National Green Tribunal has allowed All-India Lokadhikar Sangathan, an NGO, to file a list of factories other than steel pickling units discharging harmful effluents into Yamuna.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sh. Nagender Deswal Vs. Chief Secretary & Ors. dated 18/12/2013 regarding the business of dealing with old and unusable vehicles, railway materials and other such
machinery and its dismantling and whether people dealing with it have any permission/consent under the relevant laws or authorization for carrying on such activities.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/51-2013(THC)(OA)_18Dec2013.pdf

Read text of the National Green Tribunal order in the matter of Manoj Kumar Misra & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 16/12/2013 regarding lining and covering of drainages by South Delhi Municipal Corporation.

No agency checks rainwater harvest

New Delhi: In June last year, then chief minister Sheila Dikshit had admitted that the rainwater harvesting scheme, launched amid much fanfare, had been a failure. Almost a year and a half down the line, there is complete lack of clarity about the agency responsible for monitoring of the scheme.

नैशनल ग्रीन ट्रिब्यूनल (एनजीटी) ने दिल्ली पल्यूशन कंट्रोल कमिटी (डीपीसीसी) की वह दलील खारिज कर दी जिसमें उसने यह कहते हुए 18 यूनिटों में रेन वॉटर हार्वेस्टिंग सिस्टम लगे होने की जांच करने में असमर्

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. dated 09/12/2013. This matter relates to rain water harvesting systems being entirely non-functional in various parts of Delhi as well as obligations on all the public authorities and Corporations to ensure installations of rain water harvesting mechanism in the residential as well as industrial and commercial places.

Recent Case Of Panchsheel Park Highlights Worrying Trend

New Delhi: While smog and air pollution worry Delhiites, a rather loud aspect of pollution is being overlooked. A recent case in the National Green Tribunal shows that noise exceeds the safety standard in most parts of the capital. Roadside noise levels near Panchsheel Park are found to be higher than the permissible limit, Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) told the green body recently.