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Certified green buildings, especially in residential sectors, are a rarity in Hyderabad.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biren Kr. Pradhan & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 21/03/2017 regarding obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) for the widening of National Highway-200 as the work would also involve extraction of minor minerals including soil, land and gravels. NGT impleads SEIAA, Odisha and DEIAA, Deogarh district as according to the court these are the competent authorities to decide on the question as to whether the project would require EC or not.

Expansion or modernisation projects that have been undertaken without obtaining prior environment clearance (EC) will be treated as violation and strict action will be taken by the government.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) regarding Environment Clearance to M/s Proctor and Gamble Home Product Ltd., Madhya Pradesh, 14/03/2017.

Counsel for the MoEF submits that term of EAC having expired matter could not be taken up for consideration and that new EAC is under the process of constitution. In the light of the above,

RTI-cum-environment activist Rohit Choudhury has alleged violation of the order issued by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the Central Information Commissi

The National Green Tribunal has directed inspection of 'kolhus' used for crushing sugarcane in Uttar Pradesh after a plea alleged that these "unregulated" units were major contributors to air and w

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Chennai) in the matter of Bhaskaran V.A Vs State Environment Impact Assessment Authority & Others dated 09/02/2017 regarding environmental clearance (EC) to stone quarry covering an area of 3.9947 Ha in Thiruvaniyoor Village and Panchayat, Kunnathunad Taluk, Ernakulam District, Kerala. NGT dismisses the Application.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Narayana Manjunatha Hegde & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/02/2017 regarding Environment Clearance (EC) granted by the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Karnataka dated 17/02/2011 for establishing Municipal Solid Waste Plant (MSW Plant) in Manaki Village, Kumta Taluk, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka.

Petitioner had raised concerns relating to impact on environment

Pune: The National Green Tribunal bench here has directed a show-cause notice to be issued to the state-level expert appraisal committee (SEAC) for withholding environment clearance (EC) proposals

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