Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Shri Hazi Arif & Ors. V/s. State of UP & Ors dated 08/05/2014 on the issue of discharge of untreated industrial waste water into the Sahibabad drain. NGT order also notes the report submitted by local Commissioner which shows that there is encroachment and construction in the green belt area.

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The High Court on Monday directed the government to protect all canals, parks and playgrounds across the country from powerful land grabbers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Kishore Kodwani & Ors. V/s District Collector, Indore & Ors dated 06/05/2014 regarding environment degradation in the city of Indore likely to be caused by diesel fuelled buses for public transportation system under BRTS Project. The Tribunal has asked for parameters given in the Statute/Master Plan for Indore District for identification of the green-belt/forest area as well as the extent and percentage of the area required to be maintained as green-belt as per the Master plan.

A High Court judge yesterday expressed unwillingness to hear a writ petition that sought the court's directives on the authorities to remove illegal structures from the Dhanmondi-8 public playgroun

BHOPAL: Green Cities will be the theme of World Earth Day celebrations that falls on Tuesday.

From reclaiming parks and open spaces to promoting carpools and empowering rag-pickers to manage waste, denizens of this eastern metropolis are pitching in to make the city green.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Shri Rajnish Kumar Sharma & Ors. V/s. DLF Qutab Enclave Residents Welfare Association (Regd.) & Ors. dated 15/04/2014 regarding converting the green area into a religious area, Phase-II Gurgaon.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/144-2014(MApp)_15Apr2014.pdf

Environmental activists in Gautam Budh Nagar have written to the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary to stop rampant concretization of public spaces in Noida and Greater Noida.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Haryali Welfare Society Vs HUDA dated 01/04/2014 regarding proposed widening of sectoral roads involving cutting of number of trees in front of National Media Centre (NMC). The Project Proponents stated to be involved in the project are Haryana Development Authority (HUDA) and DLF Ltd.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/judgment/120_2013(App)(CZ)_1Apr2014_final_order.pdf

This report presents a series of lessons on good practice and innovative approaches for urban risk management, preparedness and response programmes learnt from Kathmandu Valley case study.