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Response of UP authorities ‘highly unsatisfactory’, alleges NGT-appointed panel on Yamuna cleaning

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2019

A committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to monitor the Yamuna river cleaning operation has regretted that the response of the Uttar Pradesh authorities in this regard has been...

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NGT slaps Rs 5-cr fine on govt for ‘failing to combat’ air pollution in Kolkata, Howrah

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2018

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Tuesday fined the state government Rs 5 crore for failing to comply with its two-year-old directive to combat air pollution in Kolkata and Howrah....

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Subject Tags: NGT , pollution

NGT directs CPCB to monitor industrial waste discharge

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2018

In a significant order related to monitoring of industrial pollution in the country, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to devise a mechanism to...

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NGT says waste management most serious challenge, forms committees to monitor disposal

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2018

Warning that failure to ensure proper management of solid waste will have disastrous consequences, the National Green Tribunal has appointed three committees to monitor disposal of garbage in an...

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By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) slammed Delhi Jal Board (DJB) over cleaning of the Yamuna River. It said there has been no “meaningful progress” on the ground in the last three years and panel...

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Stop groundwater extraction from borewells running without permission: NGT to DMRC

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

The National Green Tribunal today directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to stop extraction of groundwater from borewells that are running illegally in the national capital....

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PPCB raids industrial units to check noise, air pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 19, 2018

To check the noise and air pollution caused due to the industrial units, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Monday inspected several industrial units under the Tandarust Punjab Mission...

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NGT warns of action against Kanpur tanneries over effluent treatment plants issue

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has rapped the tanneries located in and around Kanpur over the delay in setting up of common effluent treatment plants (CETP) and directed them to contribute 25 per...

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Submit percentage-wise compliance report on Ganga: NGT to Uttarakhand

By : Sustainability ..., May 25, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttarakhand government to submit within four weeks percentage-wise compliance report on steps taken by it to clean the River Ganga in the stretch...

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NGT slams Ganga Mission for failure to file compliance report

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2018

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday rapped the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) for not filing a compliance report on the steps taken by the Centre and the UP and Uttarakhand...

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