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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

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Pawan Kumar Somani Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 05/01/2017. The applicant (Pawan Kumar Somani) has prayed for issuance of a direction upon the respondents to first quantify the area of wet land/marshy land/low lying land/water bodies situated within the 314 acres of land given to Hindustan Motors by the West Bengal Government. Hindustan Motors proposed to set up integrated IT Township and Auto-ancillary Park.

A GAS CHAMBER? Citizen group says an apartment complex is barely 20 metres from the site of the proposed power unit

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ananta Kumar Das Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 03/01/2017 regarding sand mining in Baitarani river near Sanala village, Jajpur District, Odisha. NGT in its Order makes it clear that the mining based on the EC shall be done only manually and no mechanical mining shall be permitted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Umesh Prasad Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/12/2016 regarding illegal sand mining /soil mining operations in the district of Patna, Bihar, on the river bed of Ganga in between Digha Railway Bridge to Kurji More without obtaining prior environmental clearance as per Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006.

Leading Hotels asked to get fresh Environment Clearances for Rs 1300 tourism & villa project; fraudulent procedures followed by environmental committees in granting EC, reason for decision