The National Green Tribunal in the 38-page verdict on March 21, 2016  constituted a committee and asked it to submit a report regarding construction activities by Darrameks Hotels & Developers Private Limited on banks and the flood plains of river Ganga at village Singtali , District Tehri Garhwal, in Uttarakhand. The green tribunal also stated that the hotel authorities shall be liable to pay environmental compensation of Rs. 20 Lakh for violating the conditions set in the Consent to Establish issued by the Uttaranchal Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) and for disturbing the immediate/direct catchment of the river Ganga by changing the drainage pattern through the use of JCBs for levelling the area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Misra Vs. Delhi Development Authority & Ors. dated 11/03/2016 regarding the holding of World Culture Festival on the banks of river Yamuna.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Kumar Misra & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 10/03/2016 regarding holding of World Culture Festival on the banks of river Yamuna by the Art of Living International Center.

The DJB will not spent single penny except the maintenance as already directed. The DJB shall file complete and comprehensive details in relation to each work.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (in the matter of Manoj Misra Vs. Delhi Development Authority & Ors. And Pramod Kumar Tyagi Vs. Art of Living International Center & Ors. And Anand Arya Vs. Delhi Development Authority & Ors. And Ojasvi Party Vs. Ministry of Environment & Forest & Ors.) dated 09/03/2016 regarding World Culture Festival to be held on the banks of river Yamuna from March 11-13, 2016.

DEHRADUN: The counsel of Social Action for Forest and Environment visited areas adjoining Ganges to verify the state government's affidavit filed before NGT on January 15.

Conservationists demand ‘sincere’ environmental impact assessmentof the project

The draft proposal by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to further decentralise the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) mechanism with regard to sand and gravel mining has raised appr

State legislation seen as more appropriate for Kerala

NGT directs UP govt to seize all material and machinery used

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. MoEF & Ors. dated 02/11/2015 regarding illegal, unauthorized and unscientific mining in the river bed of Yamuna.

According to the Applicant illegal mining is occuring on both sides of River Yamuna, one falling in the State of Haryana – Faridabad and other Gautam Budh Nagar – State of Uttar Pradesh.

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