New Delhi: The unchecked discharge of chemical waste into Yamuna from industries in Haryana is threatening to wash away the gains made by Delhi over a decade after industrial units in the city were

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bhausaheb s/o. Bhimaji Kulat & Anr. Vs The State of Mah. & Ors. dated 08/01/2014 regarding waste management in Ahmednagar city area.

The technology of industries should evolve to curb pollution of all kinds, said K.V. Thomas, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

India belched over 626 million tones of construction and demolition (C&D) waste in 2013, which is 52 times more than the ministry of environment and forests’ estimate of construction and demolition waste.

The MoEF continues to quote the grossly underestimated figure of 10-12 million tones of waste being generated annually. This is a decade-old estimate given to the ministry in 2000 by the ministry of urban development.

NGT Cracks Whip On Private Firm Managing Landfill

Rajkot: In a major victory for nearly 8,000 people of six villages near Rajkot, the National Green Tribunal, (NGT), Pune has ordered the private firm managing the municipal solid waste of the city to pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakh for improper handling of the waste.

The city is all set to adopt an integrated solid waste management strategy to cope with emerging challenges to implementation of projects.

A meeting to finalise the report on integrated solid waste management strategy was held on Tuesday with international consultants of Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), a regional initiative that provides assistance to Asian cities to bridge the gap between their development plans and the implementation of their infrastructure projects.

BHOPAL: The central zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday pulled up the pollution control board, civic officials and senior state government officers for non-compliance on its ea

The National Green Tribunal has stopped the construction of a garbage disposal enclosure in IP Extension following a petition alleging that the dumping site might cause adverse health impacts upon

A solid waste management (SWM) policy is likely to be unveiled by the government next week.

A comprehensive policy on Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) has been prepared based on the outcome of the consultative international workshop and a series of discussions held with various stakeholders including academicians and experts in the field of SWM, according to a status report filed by the Commissionerate of Municipal Administration (CMA) before the Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal.

Around 4 km stretch near Devguradia trenching ground has been highly polluted due to huge pile of municipal waste and unauthorized burning of garbage, leading to low visibility and foul odour, stat