Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rama Shanker Awasthi Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 20/01/2023.

Grievance raised by Rama Shanker Awasthi was in respect of operation of captive and thermal power plants by M/s Bajaj Hindustan Limited and M/s Bajaj Energy Limited at Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh in violation of environmental norms.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re : News item published in The Hindu dated 23.12.2022 titled “One killed, four injured in fire at NLC Thermal Plant” dated 18/01/2023.

The bench of Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Sudhir Agarwal of the NGT said that "it is disheartening to note that such incident has been repeated due to negligence on the part of the management, which calls for serious soul-searching at local level of management as well as stringent remedial action at higher level in the establishment."

The Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and clause (v) of sub-section (2) of section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) read with clause (d) of sub-rule (3) of rule (5) of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, issued a notificati

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) provides an opportunity for the Indian power sector to earn revenue through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), particularly carbon dioxide (CO2). India has tremendous potential for CDM projects.

Action taken report of the Joint Committee constituted under the direction of the National Green Tribunal in the Original Application No. 236/2022.

The NGT, March 30, 2022 had directed a joint committee to ascertain the facts relating to violations of the environmental norms in transportation of coal from Kulda coal mine in Odisha to Tamnar in Chhattisgarh.

India’s installed capacity for power generation has also seen a tremendous rise, standing at 405.77 GW.

The study intends to support the Delhi government, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) in identifying priority areas of interventions needed in controlling air pollution in Delhi during the winter season of 2021.

Reply filed by the Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) in Original Application No 256 of 2020 (Suo Motu Vs Union of India & Others) dated 20/10/2022.

The NGT had taken cognizance of the media article on six industries in north Chennai polluting air for more than half the year.

The industries listed in the media report were the following - North Chennai Thermal Power Station; NTPC Tamil Nadu Energy Company Limited; Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited; Tamil Nadu Petro Products Limited; Manali Petrochemicals Limited and Madras Fertilizers Limited.

India’s renewable energy installations are projected to grow rapidly with 35-40 gigawatts (GW) added annually through to the fiscal year (FY) 2029/30, according to this new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and Climate Energy Finance (CEF).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhender Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 22/09/2022.

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