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Delhi pollution levels fall after change in wind direction, but AQI remains ‘very poor’
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Delhi pollution levels fall after change in wind direction, but AQI remains ‘very poor’

This comes in the wake of the National Capital witnessing 6 'severe' air days, prompting a ban on firecrackers till 30 November

Centre's decision to form panel to fight Delhi pollution arbitrary; involving states must for solution
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Centre's decision to form panel to fight Delhi pollution arbitrary; involving states must for solution

The Central government should have taken the decision to form a panel much before the pollution season started.

Experts likely to to take two more months to douse fire at OIL's Baghjan well, says Assam govt
India

Experts likely to to take two more months to douse fire at OIL's Baghjan well, says Assam govt

The well no 5 at Baghjan has been spewing gas uncontrollably for the last 99 days. Two firefighters were killed when the well caught fire on 9 June

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
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.

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

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

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
India

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,

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

NGT forms committee to assess damage to environment caused due to unsustainable, illegal sand-mining in Kerala
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NGT forms committee to assess damage to environment caused due to unsustainable, illegal sand-mining in Kerala

The National Green Tribunal has formed a committee to determine compensation to be recovered for damage to the environment by unsustainable illegal mining

SC agrees to examine NGT's powers to take suo motu cognisance; senior advocate Anand Grover appointed as amicus curiae
India

SC agrees to examine NGT's powers to take suo motu cognisance; senior advocate Anand Grover appointed as amicus curiae

The SC on Friday agreed to examine a legal question whether the NGT, established in 2010 to deal with cases pertaining to environmental issues, has the power to take cognisance of a matter on its own

Madras HC rejects TN govt's plea challenging Rs 100 crore NGT penalty for not cleaning up Buckingham Canal and state rivers
India

Madras HC rejects TN govt's plea challenging Rs 100 crore NGT penalty for not cleaning up Buckingham Canal and state rivers

The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by the Tamil Nadu government, challenging the Rs 100 crore penalty imposed on the state by the National Green Tribunal for not cleaning the Buckingham Canal, Adyar and Cooum rivers

SC directs Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 cr with CPCB for causing environmental degradation by 'illegal, unregulated' coal mining
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SC directs Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 cr with CPCB for causing environmental degradation by 'illegal, unregulated' coal mining

Environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court held Wednesday and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board for restoration work. It said however that Meghalaya has very limited sources of revenue and allowed it to transfer Rs 100 crore from the Environment Protection and Restoration Fund. A total of 15 miners were trapped on 13 December last year in an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, about 3.7 kilometres deep inside a forest, when water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into it.

Supreme Court directs Meghalaya govt to pay Rs 100 crore fine imposed by NGT for failure to curb illegal coal mining
India

Supreme Court directs Meghalaya govt to pay Rs 100 crore fine imposed by NGT for failure to curb illegal coal mining

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine imposed on it by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)