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The bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice AK Goel gave the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) three weeks to convene a meeting with stakeholders of the project.

PANAJI: Conceding that the proposed expansion of the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) could affect fishery resources and coral reefs at Grande Island, the environment impact assessment (EIA) report for th

Citing the recent devastating floods in Kerala and the serious stress to the Western Ghats ecology, the National Green Tribunal has restrained six States in the region from giving environmental cle

Noting that the ecology of the Western Ghats was under serious stress, the National Green Tribunal restrained six states falling in the region from giving environmental clearance to activities whic

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday referred to a larger Bench a petition dealing with the environmental clearance issue related to the Char Dham highway project for providing all-weather

The case was filed by environment activists after it was reported that the project would require chopping of at least 14,000 trees for vertical expansion.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Himmat Singh Shekhawat Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 28/08/2018 regarding illegal mining in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka.

National Green Tribunal directs the State of Madhya Pradesh to work out the damages to the environment and the cost of restitution of the illegally mined area in the State. To enable the State of Madhya Pradesh a commitee will be constituted comprising of nominee of

i. Indian Council for Forest Research and Education, Dehradun

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of B. Raghupathy Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding M/s. New Ark Project proceeding with a project without mandatory requirement of environmental clearance. The project consists of high-rise residential apartments and a commercial complex. The project involves extraction of ground water, generation of waste, generation of effluents, pollution of water streams, adverse population density and increased vehicular emissions. The project is in the catchment area of Bellandur and/or Varthur Lakes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarvabhoum Bagali Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 20/08/2018. The grievance in this application is the order of State of Karnataka dated 18.11.2016 under the provisions of Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rule, 1994 permitting use of JCB for sand mining and permitting instream sand mining at the base of the river is in conflict with the Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016 issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

Following tension among protesters and supporters to a proposed capacity expansion project of limestone mines of OCL India Limited, Rajgangpur, a public hearing meeting was postponed on Wednesday.

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