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On mechanism for compliance of green clearance

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Mittal Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 14/03/2019. The issue for consideration is the monitoring mechanism for compliance of conditions of environment clearance evolved by the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). The Tribunal had directed MoEF&CC to furnish data in respect of mechanism to periodically monitor the compliance of environmental clearance conditions.

BENGALURU: The government’s decision to forge ahead with the elevated corridor project has moved experts, environmentalists and citizens to argue against an undertaking that they believe will exace

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/03/2019 regarding damage to the environment and public health in absence of adequate steps for management of solid waste at Gurgaon in Haryana. According to the original application which was filed before this Tribunal on 16.09.2015, solid waste was being dumped in an open site in Aravali forest. Leachate generated was flowing to the seasonal water bodies contaminating the ground water and polluting the surface water.

The Government of India is mulling extending the validity of key statutory approvals like environment and forestry clearances by three years in respect of mining leases headed for expiry by March 31, 2020. The step, if implemented, will ensure hassle-free auctions of the mines besides facilitating seamless change in ownership.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 19/02/2019 regarding Environment Clearance for the Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Treatment Plant at Ranchi. NGT says that the authorities have been delaying the process and that the matter has been pend

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Kumar Chugh Vs M/s. Magic Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 19/02/2019 regarding violation of Environmental Clearance conditions by M/s. Magic Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in setting up a housing project at Sector 104, Gurugram. According to the applicant, sewerage was being collected in the collection sump. Sewerage disposal was unscientific. The Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) water supply was not connected with the project.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Wilfred J.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Tharthare Vs The Secretary, Envt. Dept. Govt. of Maharashtra & Others dated 11/02/2019 regarding expansion of of ‘Oriana Residential Project’ of village Bandra at Gandhinagar, Bandra East, Mumbai by M/s Resilience Realty Pvt. Ltd. This appeal was filed on 10.04.2014 and has been pending for the last about five years. Question for consideration is whether grant of EC to the expansion of the project by treating it as ‘amendment’ is in violation of EIA Notification, 2006.

Another significant reason behind delay in construction of these 30 projects is non-availability of land for compensatory afforestation.

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