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NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances
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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
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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
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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Vizag gas leak: Styrene tanks at LG Polymers plant were outdated, lacked temperature sensors, finds NGT-appointed committee
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Vizag gas leak: Styrene tanks at LG Polymers plant were outdated, lacked temperature sensors, finds NGT-appointed committee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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Punjab records 45% increase in stubble-burning incidents as of 11 Oct; officials expect overall count to reduce due to intervention
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Punjab records 45% increase in stubble-burning incidents as of 11 Oct; officials expect overall count to reduce due to intervention

Period between 15 October to 15 November, maximum number of stubble burning incidents take place in Punjab, adjoining states and is one of the main reasons for Delhi-NCR pollution

Western Maharashtra floods: Activists blame state government for the recent deluge in Kolhapur
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Western Maharashtra floods: Activists blame state government for the recent deluge in Kolhapur

Activists blame the Maharashtra government for the recent deluge in Kolhapur, alleging that flood lines of the Panchganga river were redefined to provide benefits to the builders.

Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt
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Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt

Twenty nine were arrested as clashes broke out between the police and activists protesting the felling of trees for a proposed Mumbai Metro car shed at the Aarey Colony in North Mumbai

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'
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Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: Criticising the Shiv Sena for "just tweeting" about the cutting of trees in Aarey, AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon also hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and said that no other leader from any political party joined the protests till 10 am on Saturday

Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees
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Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees

In a win for the BJP government in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all petitions against the cutting of 2,700 trees for the metro car shed and refused to declare Mumbai's Aarey Colony as a forest area,

Goa's waterways splinter, as ill-planned road development continues unabated
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Goa's waterways splinter, as ill-planned road development continues unabated

To prevent the disruption of local hydrology, residents of the Nuvem village in South Goa are protesting the building of a highway bypass that is inundating their paddy fields with monsoon rainwater, leading to crop loss.

Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'
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Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'

‘The MMRC is spreading propaganda against Aarey, and we will fight against it’, was the general mood at a protest outside the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation’s office on Friday, a day after the civic body which is in charge of the multi-crore project published a full-page ad in at least 16 newspapers titled ‘The truth you should know’.

Odd-even scheme back in Delhi from 4 to 15 November: Arvind Kejriwal launches seven-point plan to combat pollution in winters
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Odd-even scheme back in Delhi from 4 to 15 November: Arvind Kejriwal launches seven-point plan to combat pollution in winters

The odd-even vehicle rationing scheme will be enforced in the capital from 4 November to 15 November, post-Diwali, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday