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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal on M/s OPG Power Gujrat Private Ltd. & Ors.Vs Husain Saleh Mahmad Usman Bhai Kara & Ors. dated 18-10-2012.

Acquisition of additional 700 acres of land for the Posco mega steel project, which was stalled temporarily due to the company’s lack of commitment on periphery development work, is set to be completed in two months.

While the state government had acquired 2,000 acres of land, the South Korean steel major needed additional 700 acres for setting up an eight million tonne plant in the first phase. The company which needed 4,004 acres inall, would later scale up capacity to 12 million tonne after receipt of the balance land.

Accepting to examine the issue since it might have an impact across the country, the Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre on a petition challenging the constitutional validity

The wood panelled office in Delhi's Paryavaran Bhawan is now a 'no-go' zone.

All tea factories in Assam which are situated within ‘No Development Zones’ (NDZ) as well as in the range of 500 metres from the coordinates of NDZs will soon have to go green or else will face clo

Order of the National Green Tribunal on Real Gem Buildtech Pvt. Ltd.Vs State of Maharastra dated 03/10/2012.

Order of the National Green Tribunal on on Kshitija Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. & Anr.vs Union of India & Ors. dated 03/10/2012.

The National Green Tribunal’s principal bench has restrained a number of State agencies from dumping garbage in the Pallavaram ‘periya eri’.

“The Tribunal is able to see a prima facie case made out for granting an ex-parte ad interim injunction in view of the warranting fact and circumstances. Accordingly, an ex-parte ad interim injunction is granted, restraining R-1 (first respondent) from dumping garbage at Pallavaram ‘periya eri’ until further orders of this Tribunal,” said the Tribunal’s order, dated September 27.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered about 70 industrial units operating inside the “no-development zone” near Kaziranga National Park in Assam to shut down. It has also imposed a penalty of Rs 1 lakh each on the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and the state for allowing the units to operate in the restricted zone.

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