The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in association with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and leading instrumentation company Horiba, Japan launched a pilot study on Wednesday

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Central Pollution Control Board Vs Assam State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 23/01/2019. This application seeks approval of the proposal for utilization of 25 per cent of environmental compensation fund by the Central Pollution Control Board. According to the Central Pollution Control Board, a separate dedicated account has been maintained to receive the amount of environmental compensation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Sabha, Danpur Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 24/01/2019 regarding prohibition of polluting activity by M/s Bansal Industries, in District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, by operating a rice mill without arrangement for disposal of industrial waste and the requisite consent of the Uttarakhand State Pollution Control Board (State PCB).

Directive comes after the tribunal noted the people appointed to the body in Gujarat lacked technical or professional qualifications

The sterlite plant was put under lock on May 28, 2018, when the state government had ordered the TNPCB to seal and "permanently" close the plant in the wake of violent protests over pollution conce

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shibu Manuel, Secretary, Green Action Force Vs Govt. of India & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding direction seeking for zero discharge of industrial sludge on the river Periyar and to clean Kuzhikandam Thodu, Panachithodu, Pallipuramchal and Unthithodu, which are small streams meeting the river Periyar. The case of the applicant is that Hindustan Insecticides Ltd., Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd. and M/s. Merchem Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. V. Krishnamurty Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding legality of the quarrying activities by K. Manoharan, in District Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu. The report submitted by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) states that that no quarrying activities were being carried on. But the counsel for the applicant states that quarrying activity is still going on.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arjunan Muthukrishnan Vs The State Environment Impact Assessment Authority & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding violation of environment laws by M/s. Jain Housing. A report filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) submits that the unit is said to be violating the provisions of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 as well as the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 for which action has been initiated but, has not been finalized.

Construction, road dust biggest contributors to pollution: study

PANJIM: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench has directed all the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) to finalise action plans with regard to polluted industrial clusters within th

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