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Mumbai: Observing that illegal construction is rampant in metro cities, the principal seat of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently imposed a whopping fine of Rs 1 crore on a city-based develo

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ranjit Kumar Dora Vs District Collector Jajpur & Others dated 28/01/2019 regarding illegal sand mining in the Brahmani river in Dharmasala Tehsil, Jajpur District, Odisha. It is contended that there is rampant use of excavators while permission has been granted only for manual mining. There is excess mining and mining beyond the designated area. Depth of the sand mining has exceeded the permissible limits of 3 mtr resulting in the ground water level in the villages in the vicinity of the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Babu Shukla, President, Jan Sewa Sansthan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding sand mining leases given in 51 areas at Prayagraj by auction system without following due procedure, including survey reports. Illegal mining is affecting e-flow of th

TRS-led Telangana government, spread over 19,333 acres in Rangareddy district.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Govind Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 04/12/2018. This application seeks direction to stop construction work of Mithpur leg and Patna Junction leg of the Mithapur Road Over Bridge Project and to resume construction only after obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) from State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) Bihar.

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttar Pradesh environment authority SEIAA to submit report on a mall in Noida following a plea alleging that no valid environmental clearance has been t

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has quashed a 2016 Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) amendment, that had constituted district-level EIA authorities along with expert appraisal committees for sa

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Department of Mines & Geology Vs State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Punjab dated 24/09/2018. The Department of Mines & Geology, State of Punjab has presented this Review Application under to review the Judgment passed by NGT dated 3rd August, 2018.

The Tamil Nadu State Environment Impact Assessment Authority says that the project cannot be appraised as building and construction scheme.

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