The weekly digest of important reports, research, policy documents, regulations, studies, court cases, protests,conflicts, initiatives, photos, data, statistics, infographics, presentations on the India Environment Portal, 09 - 14 Feburary 2014.

Peeved over the inordinate delay being caused in settling the dispute over land to be provided for a garbage dumping site, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday asked the Chief Administrator,

Asian chief justices and judges recognize that they have much to gain by exchanging experiences with judges across borders. Their professional ties with fellow judges are often strong, given their shared professional challenges.

Notice Served For Construction In Nathupur Bund.

The National Green Tribunal’s desire to have an address in the heart of the city got a boost after the Supreme Court on Friday advocated that the first-of-its-kind Green Court should have a regal p

New Delhi: Environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday withdrew the controversial rule that would have required victims pay 1% of the compensation they sought from polluters as fee to the National Green Tribunal.

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New Delhi: While the environment ministry fights a pitched battle with industry on green clearances, the one legal tool the aam admi had to fight bad projects has been pushed into limbo by the same ministry. The National Green Tribunal, where any citizen could file an appeal against an environmental clearance or project in violation of environmental laws, remains out of operation.

The Minister for Forest Filipe Neri Rodrigues on Monday assured the House to constitute two cells, one each for the two districts within a period of one month -- to monitor cases of dispute about forest land pending in different courts.

J. Venkatesan

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India S.H. Kapadia on Friday announced the setting up of an additional Forest Bench in the Supreme Court, to hear environment and mining-related cases.

The CJI said,

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