Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raaja Vs Secretary, MORTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) & Others dated 13/04/2018 regarding maintenance of green cover along highways. The States were asked to furnish the following information:

a. Stretch of roads in different areas in the State where trees have been felled and the areas identified for compensatory afforestation.

b. The number of trees proposed to be felled.

MOEF has submitted that the requisite information has not been given by :

The government projects include three sites of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, four of the National Highway Authority of India, seven under the Delhi Public Works Department, two Delhi Developmen

NEW DELHI: With National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) receiving forest clearance and tree cutting permission after a 15-month wait for field visits and green inspections, the work for deconge

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/03/2018. This is an application filed by the National Highway Authority of India seeking permission for utilization of an area of 12.28 hectares falling within the morphological ridge for improvement of T-Junction near Dhaula Kuan Metro Station including widening of National Highway from Dhaula Kuan upto end of Junction on NH-8 and improvement of T-Junction near Defence Area including widening of National Highway upto Defence area on NH-8.

On January 25, the ministry notified an amendment to the environment protection rules making it mandatory for all projects that require clearance to implement dust mitigation measures.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/03/2018 regarding diversion of forest land in Tamil Nadu which will also lead to felling of 110 Red Sanders trees by the National Highways Authority of India. Supreme Court allows diversion of forest land subject to permission granted by the authorities under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, fulfillment of the conditions laid therein as well as the payment of Net Present Value and compensatory afforestation in the area identified for this purpose.

Road and railway projects cutting through eco-sensitive forests are unnecessary, they say

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raaja Vs Secretary, MORTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) & Others dated 06/02/2018 regarding maintenance of green cover along highways.

The States have been asked to file affidavits mentioning the following:

1. Stretch of roads in different areas in the State where trees have been felled and the areas identified for compensatory afforestation.

2. The number of trees proposed to be felled.

NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel on Monday directed the housing urban affairs ministry to talk to National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on how soon the mount of garbage piled up at Ghazipur c

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Akhil Vishnu Sharma vs. Water Resources Department, Madhya Pradesh dated 10/01/2018 regarding Gwalior- Shivpuri section of NH-3 passing through Madhav National Park, Shivpuri District, Madhya Pradesh.

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