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NGT issues notice to challenge Khurja thermal power plant in UP, seeks report before 8 August

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 7, 2017

An NGO on Thursday moved the National Green Tribunal challenging the environment clearance granted to 1,320 MW coal-based super critical Khurja Thermal Power Project in Uttar Pradesh, prompting...

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NGT demands to know of steps against Ganga pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 5, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday asked the ministries of environment and power to apprise it about the steps taken by thermal power plants to avoid discharge of effluents and fly ash...

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Subject Tags: Ganga , NGT , pollution

Thermal power plants in Ganga basin under NGT radar

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 5, 2017

Thermal power plants discharging effluents in the Ganga basin have come under the radar of the National Green Tribunal which has sought a report on whether they have adequate measures in place...

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Waste disposal: NGT issues warrants agst 12 Agra civic bodies

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 4, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Monday issued bailable warrants against 12 civic bodies in Agra after they failed to appear before it in response to a plea alleging open burning of trash and poor...

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Subject Tags: NGT , waste management

Fine on Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) for pollution: NGT refuses to modify order

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 20, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to modify its order directing UP State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) to pay a fine of Rs 2 lakh per day for a non-functional waste...

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Subject Tags: NGT , policy , waste treatment

Meerut distilleries near Ganga get NGT warning for pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has asked distilleries in Meerut not to discharge effluents in nearby drains joining river Kali East and strictly comply with environmental norms. A bench headed by...

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Coimbatore Corporation gears up to implement 100% segregation of waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 5, 2017

Following the National Green Tribunal's order, the Coimbatore Corporation is gearing up to implement 100% segregation of waste at source in the city in the next three months. The corporation is...

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Tamil Nadu: NGT cracks whip on Ennore plant fly ash pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 2, 2017

The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to start criminal prosecution against the officer in-charge of Tamil Nadu...

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NGT issues notice to Yogi Govt. over groundwater contamination

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 1, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh pollution control board and District Magistrate of Sambhal, on a plea citing concern over drinking water of...

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Subject Tags: groundwater , NGT , pollution

Foam spilling out on Bengaluru roads, NGT raps Karnataka government

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 1, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday took Karnataka government and its civic authorities to task over foam spilling over into the streets in Bengaluru near the Varthur lake, causing massive...

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