National Green Tribunal

A recent order by the National Green Tribunal puts the spotlight back on illegalities in Bihar’s sand mining business and finds the state government guilty of violating environmental norms.
Authorities doubled the evacuation area around the factory to a 5 kilometre radius on Friday.
After the National Green Tribunal imposed Rs 105 crores in damages against a Pune builder, Sharad Pawar reached out to the Prime Minister.
Volkswagen said it would challenge the NGT fine in the Supreme Court.
An official said the police have been told that their probe should reach a logical conclusion after taking into account all 1,200 cases of illegal rat-hole mining in East Garo Hills, South-West Khasi Hills and West and East Jaintia Hills districts.
The National Green Tribunal has asked the Delhi government to deposit Rs 25 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board for its failure to curb the problem of pollution.
The committee said no notice or opportunity of hearing was given to Vedanta before the closure.
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The NGT's attention was drawn to the issue in February when reports of fire in a mound of garbage near the lake were published.
However, Art of Living spokesperson and legal adviser Kedar Desai denied that an order had been passed.
He had blamed NGT for permitting AOL to hold the festival on Yamuna river bed & held them responsible for the environmental damage caused.
Floodplains were used for 'World Culture Festival' earlier in March 2016.
The oil has spread at least 40 km along the shore.
A retired army officer had alleged dumping of human waste by aircraft over residential areas near the international Delhi airport.
The NGT wants to set up a committee with secretaries of five states.
The tribunal has castigated the Centre and AAP government for 'shifting blame' and not taking steps to tackle the alarming pollution levels in Delhi.
Such severe pollution levels can cause breathing problems, lung and heart diseases among many other ailments.
As of July, out of 2,306 projects received over the last three years, 432 were pending environmental clearance