India's largest realty firm DLF has received the environment clearance for its Rs 240 crore commercial project which is to come up in Patto village, Goa.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Anil M. Khedekar Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 14/07/2017 regarding the Environmental Clearance (EC) granted by the State Level Environmental Impact Assessment Authority, Maharashtra (SEIAA) for the construction project of Mssrs. SD Corporation Pvt. Ltd. The project, in question, is a redevelopment project of a colony situated at Poisar Village, Mumbai.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Yogendra Mohan Sengupta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 12/07/2017 regarding construction activities in the city of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The Court expresses its displeasure at the delay of the Himachal Pradesh Government to file their response/objections to the report submitted before the Tribunal. NGT grants final opportunity to the State of Himachal Pradesh to submit its response/objections, if any, additional or otherwise.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Bishnu Pada Pakhira Vs Member Secretary, West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding housing construction work over waterbodies, Keyadaha village, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal.

NGT said that the question that arises is as to whether the actual construction work of the complex commenced before the law i.e. East Kolkata Wetlands (Conservation & Management) Act, 2006 was enforced.

An NGT-appointed high-powered committee has indicted the developer of Sushant Lok 3 for illegally selling areas reserved for green belt.

Projects will not need ’consent to establish’ from State Pollution Control Board, says communication from CPCB

In a country where people do not have so much to spend on building materials, promoters of plastic bottles for building say that such houses made from plastic are estimated to cost just about one-t

• The Government is to outline a series of tweaks to planning laws it says will help solve the housing shortage.• Ministers want to require councils to come with a local plan to meet housing demand

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sunit Kumar Mallick Chowdhury Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 07/02/2017 regarding filling up of a waterbody (Ukil Bheri) by a housing society in Kolkata to construct a building.

NGT directs the Additional District Magistrate (LR) South 24 Parganas and Officer-in-Charge, Pragati Maidan P.S. to inspect the area and ascertain as to whether the allegations are correct or not. If any construction is going on in the manner alleged, it shall be stopped forthwith.

Building owners in Mandalay will soon face hefty fines that may exceed the value of the buildings if the structures are built without permits or if they flout regulations, warned the Mandalay City

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