Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandhya S. Kulkarni & Others Vs Arihant Realtors & Others dated 10/04/2019 regarding enforcement of order of the Tribunal directing the SEIAA, Maharashtra to reconsider to the extent of fixation of parking spaces and the green belt. The order was passed in proceedings challenging environment clearance dated 20.02.2013 for construction of Residential-cum- Commercial project under Slum Rehabilitation Authorities (SRA) scheme on plot CTS No. 4/6(pt), 4/7(pt), 7, 7/1 to 3, 9(p), 9/1 to 4, 10(pt) (CTS No.

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Municipalities across South Africa can now assess climate risks and growth pressures using an online climate risk profiling and adaptation tool that was recently launched by the Council for Scienti

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