The Madras High Court Bench here has held that it is not competent to entertain public interest litigation (PIL) petitions on environmental issues since the jurisdiction was vested exclusively with

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Steel Authority of India vs. Appeal Committee dated 22/09/2015.

The appeal filed by the Appellant (Steel Authority of India) against the assessment order dtd. 31.01.1994 passed by the Member Secretary, MPPCB assessing an amount of Rs. 21,75,231/- as liability under Section 6 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977 for the water consumed by the Appellant during the period from 01.04.1978 to 31.05.1993 was assessed.

The National Green Tribunal has directed the central and Uttar Pradesh pollution control boards to jointly inspect Rathi Steel and Power Ltd's plant at Ghaziabad for alleged failure to take steps t

Industries' thirst for water is increasing and so is the amount being paid by them as water cess.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on water cess for control of water pollution, 11/12/2014.

The high court has amended its decision not to hear ‘green’ cases and has clarified that it will continue to hear cases already pending before it, while new cases will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

It was decided earlier that the high court will not hear 45 types of cases related to environmental issues, but would refer them to the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) regional bench in Chennai.

Pune: Lawyer Asim Sarode filed the first case at the National Green Tribunal’s Pune bench on Monday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal on Jesurethinam & Ors Vs The Ministry of Environment and Forest & ors. dated 30/09/2012 (Appeal No. 13/2011). A preliminary objection is raised by learned counsel for respondent No. 5 i.e. Project Proponent.

Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Union government on a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging notification giving Pune bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) jurisdiction for cases from the state of Gujarat.

A division bench of acting chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice J B Pardiwala also issued notice to the NGT and has scheduled next hearing after a fortnight.

Clay bricks are produced in Rajasthan in small or cottage scale brick kilns and clamps which operate seasonally. The raw materials in the brick kilns include topsoil, coal, paddy husk, fly ash, wood & locally available agro wastes to some extent. Brick manufacturing process generates emissions discharged from the brick kilns.

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