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Feb 08, 2018
Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, asks govt to grant fresh leases in accordance with MMDR ActSupreme Court cancelled 88 mining leases in Goa that were renewed by the state government in 2015 just before the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act mandated the auction of mining leases.
Feb 06, 2018
Supreme Court slams Centre for filing incomplete affidavit on solid waste management, says it's not a 'garbage collector'The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing incomplete information about solid waste management across the country and said the apex court is not a "garbage collector".
Dec 13, 2017
SC asks Centre to examine economic loss due to health hazards caused by Delhi air pollutionThe Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre whether they have looked into the aspect of economic loss due to health hazards caused by severe air pollution in the Delhi-national capital region (NCR).
Nov 15, 2017
Delhi air pollution: NGT directs AAP govt to seize 10-year-old diesel taxis without delayThe National Green Tribunal has voiced concern over 10-year-old diesel taxis operating in the national capital and directed the AAP government to seize them without any delay as they cause air pollution.
Nov 13, 2017
Delhi pollution: SC asks EPCA to devise comprehensive plan with focus on entire countryWhen the apex court-appointed EPCA referred to its recent report on air pollution crisis in the Delhi-NCR, the top court said it was a "reactive report" and there was a need to have a comprehensive plan to tackle the issue.
Oct 25, 2017
India's growing air pollution problem: Why legal intervention alone is the only way for a solution nowIndia has seen the highest increase in air pollution levels in the world during the last decade.
Jul 19, 2017
Environment ministry says cigarette butts are 'biodegradable', gets slammed by NGTThe National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slammed the (MoEF) for terming cigarette butts as 'biodegradable' and directed it to clarify its stand on the issue.
Jun 06, 2017
NGT directs environment ministry to finalise coastal zone plan with statesThe National Green Tribunal has taken exception to the delay of six years in finalisation of the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) and directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests to sit with all the coastal states to decide the issue.
May 27, 2017
Maneka Gandhi says ban on cattle trade for slaughter ensures bovines are not ill-treatedManeka Gandhi, an animal rights activist, had earlier called for an end to cow slaughter and also suggested banning zoos across the country.
May 18, 2017
BJP's master strategist Anil Madhav Dave dies at 60: All you need to know about the environment ministerEnvironment Minister Anil Dave passed away in New Delhi on Thursday.