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National Green Tribunal Officer Tests COVID-19 Positive; Office Sealed

The officials will follow this protocol until a further decision that will be taken on May 25, according to Registrar General, NGT.

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National Green Tribunal Panel Extends Hearing On Vedanta Smelter Case

State authorities permanently shut down the Tamil Nadu plant after police fired on protesters calling for the closure of the plant in May over concerns it was polluting their air and water

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NGT Slaps Rs 5 Cr Fine On WB Govt For Failing To Curb Air Pollution

The order was given in the wake of West Bengal government not enforcing several measures recommended by the NGT in an earlier order in 2016 to check air pollution

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Refusal To Renew Consent Bad In Law, Sterlite Tells NGT Panel

The NGT panel heard Vedanta counsel's submission regarding Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board's refusal to renew consent to operate its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin and assailed the reasons given as bad in law

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NGT Says Committee To Decide Fate Of Shut Vedanta Copper Smelter

Tamil Nadu ordered the permanent closure of the plant and disconnected its power supply in May following protests that turned violent and culminated in the police opening fire on protesters, killing 13 of them

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NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar Retires

A full bench reference was organised today at the NGT in court number 1 on the occasion. Justice Kumar resigned as Supreme Court judge after he was appointed NGT chairperson on December 20, 2012

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SC stays NGT's direction to open new path to Vaishno Devi

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Board, told the bench that the construction work of the new path was going on and it would be opened in February end next year

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Air quality fluctuating, being monitored constantly: Delhi Govt

The chief minister and the Cabinet are in "constant touch" with environmental scientists, who are continuously monitoring the pollution level

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NGT Caps Number Of Pilgrims At Vaishno Devi At 50,000 Per Day

The NGT bench headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar made it clear that if the number of pilgrims exceeds the prescribed 50,000 cap, they will be stopped at Ardhkuwari or Katra town

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Airpocalypse In The National ‘Choking’ Region: AQI In Delhi More Than 60 Times Higher Than International Limit

With the smothering pollution level in Delhi, it is high-time a sustainable, permanent solution is devised to combat this crisis. According to an AQI reading taken at India Gate on the morning of November 8th, the PM 2.5 reading was as high as 1501, which is 60 times the international standard of 25 microgram per cubic meter for PM 2.5.”

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Ghazipur: NGT Seeks Report On 'Segregation, Disposal' Of Waste

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked them to submit an action plan with regard to fresh waste of nearly 800 metric tonnes that is being brought to the landfill site every day

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Violation Of NGT Order In Jharkhand

In a run up to the foundation day celebration of Jharkhand State on November 15, the Raghubar Das Government in the State has resolved to dedicate 2.22 lakh homes to people with inadequate annual income under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

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National Green Tribunal Refuses To Lift Ban On Ten-year-old Diesel vehicles In Delhi-NCR : Chronology Of Events

NGT dismisses Centre's plea seeking modification of its order banning ten-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

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NGT Refuses To Lift Ban On 10-Yr-Old Diesel Vehicles In Delhi-NCR

The Tribunal noted that emissions from diesel vehicles is carcinogenic in nature and one diesel vehicle causes pollution equivalent to 24 petrol vehicles or otherwise 40 CNG vehicles

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NGT Directs States To Shut Distilleries Sans PESO Nod

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said no industry can run without having appropriate authorisations under the rules as well as license from PESO

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