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NGT asks Centre to regulate extraction of ground water used for maintenance of grounds during IPL
Sports

NGT asks Centre to regulate extraction of ground water used for maintenance of grounds during IPL

The applicant has, in particular, raised the issue of Indian Premium League (IPL) cricket matches, organized by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for commercial and entertainment purposes, without concern for water conservation.

Odisha followed by UP, Delhi have the most contaminated sites in the country, finds pollution board
India

Odisha followed by UP, Delhi have the most contaminated sites in the country, finds pollution board

Work has begun to clean up 14 sites in Gujarat, Jharkhand, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and UP on the directions of the NGT

Green panel rules that damage from pollution is no less than damage from other heinous crimes
India

Green panel rules that damage from pollution is no less than damage from other heinous crimes

The River Rejuvenation Committee of UP to monitor the execution of action plans for Hindon, subject to overall oversight of the Chief Secretary.

Rakesh Tikait calls for agitation in front of National Green Tribunal to oppose phasing out of old tractors
India

Rakesh Tikait calls for agitation in front of National Green Tribunal to oppose phasing out of old tractors

Many farmers have been upset over the National Green Tribunal's ban on diesel vehicles, including tractors, which are over 10 years old

Supreme Court takes suo motu cognisance of pollution in Yamuna river, issues notice to Haryana
India

Supreme Court takes suo motu cognisance of pollution in Yamuna river, issues notice to Haryana

The court was hearing a plea by Delhi Jal Board alleging that the water released by Haryana in Yamuna river has pollutants including high ammonia content which become carcinogenic after mixing with chlorine

Repeating old mistakes: Why the new commission on air quality won't ensure clean air
India

Repeating old mistakes: Why the new commission on air quality won't ensure clean air

The new body is called the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Ordinance, 2020

Delhi in November was more polluted than the past four years in spite of firecracker ban
India

Delhi in November was more polluted than the past four years in spite of firecracker ban

This year farmers also started burning crop residue early due to early harvesting this year and hence the farm fires raged for a longer time.

National Green Tribunal imposes complete ban on sale, use of firecrackers in NCR till 30 November
India

National Green Tribunal imposes complete ban on sale, use of firecrackers in NCR till 30 November

In places where air quality is 'moderate' or below, only green crackers be sold and the timings for bursting of crackers will be restricted to two hours during festivals

NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances
India

NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances

The NGT passed the order after it was informed that 37 containers with 697 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, an explosive substance, were sent to a detonator manufacturing unit having a license for ammonium nitrate in Telangana

Locust attack: NGT dismisses plea seeking implementation of Centre's contingency plan
India

Locust attack: NGT dismisses plea seeking implementation of Centre's contingency plan

The tribunal had earlier said that there was no evidence which proved that no action had been taken by the concerned authorities in the matter

NGT slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on two Noida units for unauthorised extraction of water, says depleting groundwater may cause irreversible damage
India

NGT slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on two Noida units for unauthorised extraction of water, says depleting groundwater may cause irreversible damage

Noida Golf Course and Advant Navis Business Park have been directed by the NGT to pay an interim compensation of Rs 25 lakh.

Vizag gas leak: Styrene tanks at LG Polymers plant were outdated, lacked temperature sensors, finds NGT-appointed committee
India

Vizag gas leak: Styrene tanks at LG Polymers plant were outdated, lacked temperature sensors, finds NGT-appointed committee

A committee appointed by India’s top environmental court has blamed lack of basic safety norms for a gas leak in a South Korean-owned chemical factory in Visakhapatnam that killed 12 people and sickened hundreds

Visakhapatnam gas leak incident: NGT holds LG Polymers prima facie accountable, but application of 'strict' instead of 'absolute' liability may dilute case
Business

Visakhapatnam gas leak incident: NGT holds LG Polymers prima facie accountable, but application of 'strict' instead of 'absolute' liability may dilute case

While there is little clarity on the reasons for the gas leak, the delay caused by LG Polymer to approach the right forum as well as the alleged lack of appropriate permissions required to run such a plant could amount to negligence towards the incident.

Vizag gas leak: LG Chem booked for culpable homicide after styrene gas leaked from their plant killed 11, affected 800 others
India

Vizag gas leak: LG Chem booked for culpable homicide after styrene gas leaked from their plant killed 11, affected 800 others

Indian police have filed a culpable homicide complaint against an LG Chem subsidiary over a toxic gas leak at its chemical plant in the south of the country that killed 11 people and forced 800 into hospital for treatment from poisoning

Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons
India

Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons

The rainfall pattern is getting erratic by the day, where dry spells are widening and days of torrential rains increasing, which exposes people who live close to the rivers to further flooding.

Amazon, Flipkart need to have a system to collect plastic packaging: CPCB to NGT
News & Analysis

Amazon, Flipkart need to have a system to collect plastic packaging: CPCB to NGT

Aditya Dubey, 16-year-old boy, pleaded to the NGT to instruct the giants to stop excessive use of plastic packaging.

NGT slams Bengaluru authorities for violating directives on rejuvenating polluted lakes, says it can initiate prosecution against erring officials
India

NGT slams Bengaluru authorities for violating directives on rejuvenating polluted lakes, says it can initiate prosecution against erring officials

Warning by NGT came after observing that despite its directions for the execution of the rejuvenation plan of lakes, the Karnataka state instrumentalities did nothing

Daily Bulletin: NGT summons Delhi govt, Centre over pollution; power tussle in Maharashtra continues; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: NGT summons Delhi govt, Centre over pollution; power tussle in Maharashtra continues; day's top stories

However, Pawar did not give any sign of his party changing its 'we will sit in Opposition' stand in Maharashtra, which is waiting for a new government more than a week after announcement of poll results on 24 October.

Administration in Haryana’s Fatehabad asks agriculture department to lodge FIR against farmers for setting crop residue on fire
India

Administration in Haryana’s Fatehabad asks agriculture department to lodge FIR against farmers for setting crop residue on fire

Agriculture department has identified as many as 490 locations where crop residue was set on fire

NGT seeks reports from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab governments by 15 November on steps taken to curb stubble burning
India

NGT seeks reports from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab governments by 15 November on steps taken to curb stubble burning

The National Green Tribunal sought a report from the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab over the action taken to stop stubble burning in their respective states