Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Others dated 24/07/2018. The prayer in this Application is for enforcement of regulatory mechanism for handling absolute Alcohol or Ethanol which are highly inflammable liquids.

Top court questions delay in ban on import of petcoke

The government has formed a committee comprising officials of the environment ministry, experts from NEERI, IITs and various other forums to look into the issue of industrial pollution around the i

Agitated Cuncolkars are now planning to come out with all force to close all polluting fish meal plants in Cuncolim Industrial Estate.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biswajit Mukherjee Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/04/2018 regarding fire cracker units operating in West Bengal. An affidavit filed in NGT gives information that the State Government is taking steps to establish clusters for setting fire cracker units in different districts for which purpose areas have been earmarked in the South 24 Parganas and for the districts of Hooghly, Howrah, Murshidabad and Burdwan. NGT demands a report on this matter.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biswajit Mukherjee Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/09/2017 regarding grant of licence for setting up fire cracker manufacturing units in the State of West Bengal. Tribunal directs the Addl. Chief Secretary, in-charge of Industry, Commerce and Enterprises Department to file an action taken report on the next date of hearing.

‘They generate about 7.80 lakh tonnes of such waste annually’

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 25/05/2017 regarding environment and ecological damage caused by the use of lead in manufacturing of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes and other products. The Applicant Jan Sahyog Manch has also prayed for stringent directions for withdrawing the PVC pipes out of the market which are containing lead based heat stabilizer.

MoEF&CC has been directed by NGT :

There was a vertical division at a public hearing here on Tuesday over the establishment of a paint and copolymer plant by JSW Group at Musinayakanahalli in Sandur taluk of the district, with peopl

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) investigated the 17 April 2013 explosion at the West Fertilizer Company (WFC) that resulted in 15 fatalities, more than 260 injuries, and damage to more than 150 buildings. Among these structures were four nearby school buildings cumulatively housing children in grades kindergarten–12, a nursing care facility, and an apartment complex. The incident occurred during the evening when school was not in session, which reduced the number of injuries.

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