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May 26, 2019
Over 25 state govts face Rs 1 crore fine for flouting NGT’s deadline for submitting action plans on plastic waste disposalOver 25 state governments may have to pay environment compensation of Rs one crore each for not submitting their respective action plans on systematic disposal of plastic waste to the CPCB as the 30 April deadline
Jan 18, 2019
Delhi pollution level soars beyond hazardous level: RTI reveals inadequacy of govt bodies led to failure of emergency plan this winterOver the last two years, Delhi’s pollution levels were high enough to affect the respiratory and cardiac systems of even healthy people
Nov 13, 2018
Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' due to 'unfavourable' meteorological conditions; EPCA restricts construction to daytimeDelhi's air quality turned 'severe' Monday as the pollution level increased due to unfavourable meteorological conditions, even as the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA directed authorities to allow construction only during the daytime and not charge toll from heavy vehicles stationed at Delhi border.
Jul 05, 2018
Sterlite copper plant: NGT asks Tamil Nadu government for response to Vendanta Limited's plea challenging closure of factoryThe National Green Tribunal sought a response from the government and the state’s pollution control board on a plea submitted by giant Vedanta Limited, challenging the state government's order to permanently close the Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.
Jun 20, 2018
Sterlite moves Madras High Court for access to Tuticorin copper plant days after acid leakSterlite copper plant, filed a petition in the Madurai Bench of the Madras high court seeking access to authorised persons to its premises in Tuticorin.
Feb 05, 2018
Kerala's ruling LDF makes a spectacle of itself: Critics allege corruption and cronyism rampant, fear end of communist ruleThese are just a few cases of favouritism and financial profligacy being indulged in by the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government since it came to power in May 2016 with a promise to weed out corruption from all levels of government.
Jul 14, 2017
Pollution in Ganga: National Green Tribunal bans construction activity within 100 metres of river edgeThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday said that it is the solemn duty of the government and citizens to keep the Ganga clean and said that despite the government spending over Rs 7,000 crore in two years to clean the Ganga, it still remains a "serious environmental issue".
Jun 02, 2017
World Environment Day 2017: Vandana Trivedi wants Indians to get serious about wasteVandana Trivedi warns that if we don't get serious about waste management, we may soon have to earmark an entire city in India to accommodate the waste that we generate as a country
Nov 21, 2016
Delhi pollution: ‘95% of China's power plants have pollution filters; in India, 10% do’Delhi’s smog may have made national headlines in early November 2016 – when air-quality levels exceeded by 40 times safe limits set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) – and subsequently receded from public attention.
Oct 24, 2016
MP gets Rs 5.63 lakh cr investment offers at Global Investors Summit, says Shivraj Singh ChouhanPromising to make the state worlds best business destination, the Chief Minister said his government will provide all kinds support to investors.