The National Green Tribunal has summoned officials of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana government for their failure to curb illegal sand mining on the floodplains of river Yamuna, already banned by the gr

Industries that are releasing effluents into the Hindon River will be sent notices and fined by authorities in Gautam Budh Nagar district, which decided on Thursday to crack down on polluters.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. MoEF dated 23/12/2015 regarding illegal and unauthorized mining going on either side of the river Yamuna. According to the counsel appearing for the State of Uttar Pradesh the illegal mining was being done from the Haryana side and they have already lodged FIR and there is construction of unauthorized bridge over river Yamuna in the territory of Haryana.

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has urged people to curb bursting of crackers this Diwali.

The counsel for Haryana, on the other hand, claimed there was no illegal mining in the area and all firms engaged in sand mining have necessary environmental clearances.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. MoEF & Ors. dated 02/11/2015 regarding illegal, unauthorized and unscientific mining in the river bed of Yamuna.

According to the Applicant illegal mining is occuring on both sides of River Yamuna, one falling in the State of Haryana – Faridabad and other Gautam Budh Nagar – State of Uttar Pradesh.

The National Green Tribunal today sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking action against alleged illegal sand mining in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed authorities to form a committee to survey the level of pollution in the Hindon river and suggest remedial steps to control it.

After Gurgaon, it should be Noida's turn to start a car-free day or so think the green-activists of Noida.

A sprint greening rush, could well put Greater Noida and the Uttar Pradesh stateat large into the Guinness Book of World Records. If the initiative works out smoothly that is.

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