Dehradun: The Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) officials from Uttarakhand have stated that there has been a steep rise in the number of commercial establishments here seeking permission for extrac

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Khatima Fibres Ltd. Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board & Others dated 11/07/2017 regarding pollution caused by Khatima Fibres Ltd., Udham Singh Nagar District, Uttarakhand.

NGT directs that Khatima Fibres Ltd. shall bring its TSS (Total Suspended Solid) value as close as possible to 30 mg/l and would also ensure that their effluent from the outlet of the ETP is recycled to the extent it is possible but in any case not more than 25% of the effluent shall be discharged into the drain.

RUDRAPUR: Sixteen days after demonetization, as queues outside banks and ATMs continue to get longer, the decline in purchasing power of customers due to currency shortage has hit not just legal bu

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Khatema Fibres Limited Vs Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board & Others dated 04/05/2016 on the issue whether the applicant industry uses or does not use chemical in its pulping process and whether it generates any black liquor. Tribunal permits the industry to operate for a period of 6 months at the first instance and then to its optimum capacity and it would be subject to a surprise joint 

The Uttarakhand high court has asked the state pollution control board to reconsider its decision of shutting down seven factory units for violating norms.

Uttarakhand high court on Wednesday scheduled June 3 as the next date for hearing a public interest litigation on illegal mining on the banks and outskirts if river Kosi.

In what could be a big boost to those fighting against rampant mining in Uttarakhand, the state government is contemplating making Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar districts as no-mining zones.

DEHRADUN: Haridwar has emerged as the TB capital of the state with total 1,030 new cases detected in the last one year.

The Uttarakhand Pollution Board has initiated action against five sugar mills of Udham Singh Nagar after water samples taken from their premises by a National Green Tribunal (NGT) team were found t

Different teams of the anti-mining vigilance cell raided different cities for the fourth consecutive day today in order to check illegal mining in the state’s riverbeds.