The government finally launched the anti-smog gun campaign to beat air pollution in the national Capital on Monday.

Nearly 2,000 ‘challans’ issued, says environment ministry

The national Capital witnessed its first swine flu death this year between February 4 and 11, revealed the latest Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), a report by the Ministry of Healt

NEW DELHI: Before making any change to the city’s master plan, policymakers should consider its possible impact on the environment as well as the burden it would impose on civic amenities, the Delh

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.

In compliance to the direction of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi Dated: November 17, 2017 (in the matter of Vardhman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others vide OA No. 44/2018 Earlier OA No.

Normally groundwater recharge is estimated using methods based on water balance, water table fluctuations, fixed factor of annual rainfall and tracer movement. In many of these methods water stored in the vadose zone and evapotranspiration are not accounted properly. These factors control groundwater recharge to a large extent, particularly in arid and semi-arid regions which are normally characterized by a deep water table, thick vadose zone and high evapotranspiration.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/02/2018 regarding sealing drive in Delhi against illegal constructions. It has been brought to the notice of the Supreme Court that the Delhi Development Authority is proposing to amend the Master Plan of Delhi and steps have already been initiated in this regard.

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.

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.