Order of the Supreme Court of India on the proposed expansion of M/s. Monnet Ispat and Energy Limited's existing plant at Naharpali, Kharsia, Raigarh dated 19/09/2013 in the matter of M/s. Monnet Ispat and Energy Limited Vs Jan Chetna and Others.

For all its visible activism, it is not clear why the Union environment ministry has remained slow in activating the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which came into being in October 2010. No appointments have been made to the NGT after Parliament passed the NGT Act last October. The ministry has also not yet framed the rules under the Act.

CHENNAI: A student of the School of Excellence in Law has filed a writ petition in the Madras High Court seeking to declare the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Act 2010 as unconstitutional.

In his public interest litigation petition, M. Naveen Kumar, studying B.A., B.L. (Hons) course here, said that the Act received Presidential assent on June 2 this year.

The recent order by National Environment Appellate Authority on granting environmental clearance to Lanjigarh bauxite mining project of Orissa Mining Corporation in Kalahandi and Rayagada districts of Orissa.

The government is to introduce in the winter session of Parliament legislation to give effect to a suggestion made by the Supreme Court over the years: establishment of

While the National Environment Appellate Authority was set up as an independent body to address cases in which environmental clearances have been granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, it has failed to serve as an effective redressal mechanism to address the grievances of aggrieved citizens.

Expressing its concern over the climate changes caused by iniquitous use of natural resources, the Delhi High Court has observed that environmental damage had reached to such an extend, the life on the Earth is under threat.

An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Environment Appellate Authority to hear appeals with respect to restriction of areas in which any industries, operations or processes or class of industries, operations or processes shall not be carried out or shall be carried out subject to certain safeguards under the Environment (Protectio