Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 13/09/2017 regarding construction work being undertaken in the name of Ganga river bank development towards Kolkata and Howrah side thereby encroaching upon the river Hoogly.

For more than two months, the 376 households (about 2050 people) of Ago-Egun, a fishing community outside Bariga, a sprawling town in Lagos have had their means of livelihood cut off.

Panaji: The site allegedly being reclaimed in khazan land in coastal regulations zone (CRZ) I zone on Zuari river bank for the mini-India project at Quelossim was inspected by Goa coastal zone mana

Government has started the process of reclaiming an estimated 1.5 per cent of the country’s land surface which has allegedly been degraded by illegal mining and other bad environmental activities.

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.

The Earth has gained coastal land equivalent to the size of Jamaica in the past 30 years with man-made construction outpacing erosion caused by rising sea levels, mapping data showed on Thursday.

Earth's surface gained 115,000 km2 of water and 173,000 km2 of land over the past 30 years, including 20,135 km2 of water and 33,700 km2 of land in coastal areas. Here, we analyse the gains and losses through the Deltares Aqua Monitor — an open tool that detects land and water changes around the globe.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dhrubo Mukherjee Vs Pollution Control Board, West Bengal & Others dated 22/08/2016 regarding water bodies/low lands which are located on the west side of the Makardah village (Howrah District, West Bengal) stretching upto Ankurhati village which are allegedly being filled up for the purpose of industrial activities without complying with the laws relevant thereto.

Forest land near South Delhi’s Neb Sarai, which has become a dumping ground over the years, will be reclaimed and its greenery restored by the Environment and Forest Department.

NGT in its order to the Puducherry Pollution Control Committee said that the plastic and other inert materials like glass and ceramics are to be removed apart from all other existing waste totally. This act shall be completed expeditiously in any event within a period of eight weeks from the date of Order. After completing the said process, the Pondicherry Government shall take all necessary steps for afforesting the site with suitable tree species so that the site is totally reclaimed. Application stands disposed of. 

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