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NGT allows Delhi-Dehradun Expressway, forms 12 member panel to ensure no damage is caused to environment
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NGT allows Delhi-Dehradun Expressway, forms 12 member panel to ensure no damage is caused to environment

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said it finds it difficult to hold that there was no application of mind in appraisal by the Union Environment Ministry for granting Forest Clearance to the project

NGT denies permission to Himachal Pradesh HC for reconstruction of its old building in Shimla
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NGT denies permission to Himachal Pradesh HC for reconstruction of its old building in Shimla

A bench of NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said, undoubtedly, the requirement of the High Court is the highest priority but in view of the danger to the public safety, it cannot modify its earlier order.

'Wholly disappointed': SC stays NGT order forming panel on Assam’s Baghjan oil well fire
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'Wholly disappointed': SC stays NGT order forming panel on Assam’s Baghjan oil well fire

The Supreme Court slammed the NGT for making the managing director of Oil India Ltd, which has been accused of polluting the wetlands in the state, a member of the committee probing the Baghjan oil well fire

Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining despite repeated tragedies
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Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining despite repeated tragedies

There are many instances where coal miners lose lives in illegal coal mines and such deaths are neither reported nor acknowledged in Meghalaya

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

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

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

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
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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
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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.

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
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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