Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Prashanti Surya Construction Co. (M/s Prashanti Surya Construction Co.) & Others Vs Central Empowered Committee & Others dated 04/05/2016 regarding hotel, shopping complex and bus stand constructed by M/s Prashanti Surya Construction, at Mcleodganj, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh in alleged violation of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) to close down the illegally-run breweries in Tangi in Cuttack district and file a compliance report on May 6.

Agra: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to Union ministry of environment and forest, Uttar Pradesh government, UP Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) and others

- Govt docked Rs 50000 for river diversion

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Changes in Forest Rules, 01/03/2016. Use of forest land and cutting of trees standing thereon for widening of roads and execution of other non-forest activities requires prior approval of Central Government under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs. Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation & Others dated 29/02/2016 regarding construction activity that is being carried on in Kasauli and the surrounding areas without compliance of law.

NGT directs both the counsel to submit the list of the properties which are being constructed illegally, unauthorisedly in Kasauli whether in cantonment area, non- cantonment area or even in the near-by areas to Kasauli to which the Development Plan applies.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Themrei Tuithung - Thoyee Village, Ukhrul District, Manipur & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of Manipur, Irrigation and Flood Control Department - Government of Manipur, Ministry of Tribal Affairs dated 26/02/2016 regarding forest clearance granted by the State Government of Manipur in January, 2014 to the Thoubal Multipurpose Project proposed at the tri-junction of Ukhrul, Senapati and Thoubal districts of Manipur which would lead to diversion of 595 hectares of forest lan

Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests, present this Two Hundred and Seventy-seventh Report on "The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015".

To expedite creation of public infrastructure in Left Wing Extremism affected areas by government departments, the Centre on Sunday extended the relaxation of green norms for these projects till De

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of T.N.Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/02/2016. The applicants were aggrieved by the inclusion of their cultivated and inhabited land in the ‘forest area’ vide a Notification issued under Section 4 of the Punjab Land Preservation Act, 1900.

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