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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mehdad & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 28/09/2020. This application was filed by the state of Goa seeking extension of time for finalizing Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP). The matter was getting delayed for a long time. The NGT said that repeated extensions were given earlier.

The court was informed that the delay was due to National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Mittal Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 31/07/2020.

India’s proposal to include Great Indian Bustard, Asian Elephant and Bengal Florican in Appendix I of UN Convention on migratory species was unanimously accepted today at the ongoing thirteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) in Gandhinagar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Indian Council for Enviro-Legal Action Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding brick kilns operating in Tansa Valley in Thane and Palgarh District of Maharashtra without any Environmental Clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Punjab Dyers Association Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding grant of subsidy for 50 MLD CETP project. NGT directs the Ministry of Environment and Forest to consider the project of the Applicant (Punjab Dyers Ass

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Mittal Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 10/01/2019. Vide order dated 30.10.2018, the Tribunal had directed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to evolve an appropriate institutional mechanism to periodically monitor compliance of Environment Clearance conditions with a view to achieve the real purpose of conducting environment impact assessment and imposing requisite conditions to neutralize any adverse impact on the environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal Sandeep Mittal Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 30/10/2018. Grievance in this application is against grant of Environment Clearance by the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Haryana on 12.12.2013 to construct a project in villages – Dhumaspur and Maidawas, District Gurgaon, Haryana on a plot area of 151804.3 square meters. Objection of the applicant is that the construction is on a fertile cultivable land. The project will also result in depletion of ground water level.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shibani Ghosh Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 29/10/2018. This matter relates to air pollution being caused by Indian ships and ships entering the Indian territorial waters, the continental shelf and the exclusive economic zone.

HYDERABAD: Teak (Tectona grandis) no longer figures in the top five tree species in Telangana.

One of the biggest challenges facing environmental law in India today is a weak implementation framework. Although laws, rules and regulations abound, compliance and enforcement are poor, with grave consequences for the environment and the rule of law.

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