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Kolkata: ‘Ignoring NGT orders adds to pollution’

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

Environmental crusaders on Friday blamed the spiralling pollution and plunging air quality on the non-compliance of National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders and furnished a 35-point report on the issue. “Our failure to comply with so many directives on environment has polluted...

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Gurugram: Genset ban must, find ways to supply power, discom told

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has dismissed a plea filed by Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitaran Nigam (DHBVN) seeking more time to implement the ban on diesel gensets in NCR cities of the state. The green tribunal said the discom should find other ways to prevent use of gensets...

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Take action on panel report seeking ban on sachets, pouches within 3 months, NGT tells Centre

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal Monday directed the Centre and other agencies to take action within three months on a report by an expert committee which sought ban on small water bottles, pouches and cups saying these constitute a considerable amount of plastic waste...

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Segregation of waste at source from June 1

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

After a delay of over two years, the local Municipal Corporation has finally decided to begin segregation of waste at source from June 1. Sources said the MC gave this assurance in its...

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Climate change already covered under environment impact assessment: NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2019

Climate change is already covered under the environment impact assessment, the National Green Tribunal has said while disposing of a nine-year-old girl's plea alleging inaction by the Centre to...

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National Green Tribunal orders pan India audit on waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2018

Door-to-door collection and source segregation of garbage would be the top tick on the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) pan India audit on the performance of urban local bodies (ULBs). The audit...

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NGT orders FIR against 124 polluting industries in west UP

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 9, 2018

In a strong-worded order on Wednesday, the National Green Tribunal directed the state pollution control board to register an FIR against 124 industrial units...

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