Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Surender Singh & Others Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 25/01/2018 regarding acquisition of large chunk of land totaling around 520 acres 02 Kanals and 13.5 Marlas situated in 15 villages in the State of Haryana for the construction of Express Highway. Supreme Court said that it is difficult to determine the fair market rate of the acquired land for want of sufficient evidence.

The National Green Tribunal has disposed of a plea challenging the forest clearance granted for construction of the 302-km-long Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Akhil Vishnu Sharma vs. Water Resources Department, Madhya Pradesh dated 10/01/2018 regarding Gwalior- Shivpuri section of NH-3 passing through Madhav National Park, Shivpuri District, Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Singh Matura & Ors. Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 15/09/2017 regarding the Chardham highway project in Uttarakhand. Counsels appearing for the State of Uttarakhand and Border Roads Organisation submit that they would carry out the project and during the implementation of the project, they would ensure that no muck is thrown either into the river, water bodies and/or in the forest or green area down the hill or otherwise.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions & Promotions of National Awareness (CHETNA) Vs. National Highway Authority of India & Others dated 05/09/2017 regarding greening of public spaces.

A plan to enlarge a two-lane highway into six prompts skepticism among locals.

Bolivia has given the go ahead to a controversial highway which would cut through an Amazon biodiversity hotspot almost the size of Jamaica and home to 14,000 mostly indigenous people.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs. Union of India & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding wildlife casualties due to vehicular movement on the National Highway-37 passing through the Kaziranga National Park. Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Assam submits that Wildlife Institute of India has made certain recommendations for improving the sensor barriers installed by the State of Assam. These will be followed and improvement thereto in consultation with the Wildlife Institute of India will be completed by 30th September, 2017 positively.

NEW DELHI: Obstructive rules of the environment ministry and its notifications issued without considering ground realities have proved to be roadblocks for development in Maoist-affected areas, hig

Mumbai : With a view to significantly bring down pollution levels, the government has decided to adopt and implement in totality the automobile standards in developed countries, union minister for

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