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Environmental activists and experts say that despite a 2013 National Green Tribunal (NGT) order placing a ban on construction anywhere within a one-metre radius of a tree trunk, such activities continue.(HT photo)

Concretisation, digging killing Lutyens’ heritage trees: Experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 02:08 AM IST
According to New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) data accessed by HT, 1,475 trees have fallen, or dried up and died, or been cut down for construction activities between 2015 and July 3 this year.
General View of National Green Tribunal.(HT phorto)
General View of National Green Tribunal.(HT phorto)

Kolkata gas leak victim’s kin awarded 64 lakh relief

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 02:40 AM IST
Senior environment lawyers said that even though the NGT had earlier slapped fines amounting to crores of rupees on companies for polluting the environment, it is a rare case that a company has been asked to pay a huge amount of compensation to an individual victim who had died of gas leak.
As per an NGT order of 2015, any kind of dumping of waste or construction and demolition debris in and around the floodplains is prohibited.(HT photo)
As per an NGT order of 2015, any kind of dumping of waste or construction and demolition debris in and around the floodplains is prohibited.(HT photo)

Debris dumped on Yamuna floodplains and river bed, NGT asks pollution body to file report

Hindustan Times | By Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 03:39 AM IST
The waste has been dumped underneath the Signature Bridge and the Sarai Kale Khan flyover. NGT asked for the report after an NGO, South Asian Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP), posted pictures and videos of the dump on the floodplains.
Employees record an explosion which occurred near Oil India Limited’s gas well, at Baghjan in Assam’s Tinsukia district, on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Employees record an explosion which occurred near Oil India Limited’s gas well, at Baghjan in Assam’s Tinsukia district, on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

Explainer: How foreign experts got injured at Baghjan oil well and what happens to efforts to plug blowout now

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Utpal Parashar | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 08:24 AM IST
The blowout happened at the well on May 27, and it has been on fire since June 9. An explosion on Wednesday left three foreign experts injured. They were trying to plug to blowout.
The Non-functional sewage plant at a Ludhiana dyeing unit.(HT Photo)
The Non-functional sewage plant at a Ludhiana dyeing unit.(HT Photo)

Ludhiana dyeing unit faces action after STP found non-functional

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 11:34 PM IST
Fine of 20 lakh earlier imposed on owner when the National Green Tribunal’s monitoring committee had visited the unit and found its sewage treatment plant not working
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Skinners stop lifting carcasses, epidemic fears in dairy complexes

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Tarsem Singh Deogan
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 11:31 PM IST
Skinners are protesting against the fine imposed by the National Green Tribunal and have refused to lift animal carcasses
The Jaypee Plant at Dadumajra in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)
The Jaypee Plant at Dadumajra in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)

Chandigarh MC asks Jaypee to hand over waste processing plant today

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 02:31 AM IST
In case the firm fails to hand over the plant by 5pm on June 19, MC will take over, MC commissioner KK Yadav has said.
Around 12 acres of land will be required to develop the parks, Ludhiana MC officials said after consultations with forest department officials.(HT PHOTO/For representation only)
Around 12 acres of land will be required to develop the parks, Ludhiana MC officials said after consultations with forest department officials.(HT PHOTO/For representation only)

Ludhiana MC begins field inspections to develop biodiversity parks

UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 11:40 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal monitoring committee had in December last year directed the civic body to develop parks in association with the forest department
The National Green tribunal building complex was shut on Friday after an official posted in the court’s administrative section tested positive for Covid-19.(Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
The National Green tribunal building complex was shut on Friday after an official posted in the court’s administrative section tested positive for Covid-19.(Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)

NGT building shut after Covid-19 positive case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2020 11:45 PM IST
According to a notification issued by the NGT, the official, who was posted in general administration section of the principal bench, had attended office on May 19 and was hospitalised after testing positive on Friday.
Municipal workers decontaminate the area outside of the LG Polymers Plant following a gas leak at the plant in Visakhapatnam, India, May 8, 2020.(Reuters photo)
Municipal workers decontaminate the area outside of the LG Polymers Plant following a gas leak at the plant in Visakhapatnam, India, May 8, 2020.(Reuters photo)

Andhra Pradesh gas leak: NGT slaps interim penalty of Rs 50 cr on LG Polymers India

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 03:19 PM IST
A bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, set up a 5-member Committee to probe Thursday’s gas leak incident in the chemical factory, in which 11 people were killed and 1,000 exposed, and submit a report before May 18.
The report submitted by the BMS president of Andhra Pradesh unit Mannava Sravan Kumar said it was the villagers who alerted authorities about the leakages.(PTI)
The report submitted by the BMS president of Andhra Pradesh unit Mannava Sravan Kumar said it was the villagers who alerted authorities about the leakages.(PTI)

‘No precautionary measure, no emergency alarm’: BMS submits report on Vizag gas leak to NGT

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2020 11:10 PM IST
The report states that neither did the company take any precautionary measures, nor did it use the emergency alarm immediately after the incident to alert people.
Vapour billows out from LG Polymers industry after a major chemical gas leak, in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam, Thursday, May 07, 2020.(PTI)
Vapour billows out from LG Polymers industry after a major chemical gas leak, in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam, Thursday, May 07, 2020.(PTI)

NGT to take up Vizag gas leak case tomorrow

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Harshita Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2020 09:20 PM IST
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel will take up on Friday the matter titled “In re: Gas Leak at LG Polymers Chemical Plant in RR Venkatapuram Village Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh”.
Buddha Nullah at Gaunspur village in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)
Buddha Nullah at Gaunspur village in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)

NGT urged to collect sample from Buddha Nullah when industries are shut

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Harsimran Singh Batra
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 11:34 PM IST
Local NGO says pollution in the nullah has significantly come down when industry units are not operating
CETP at Tajpur road in Ludhiana.(ht photo)
CETP at Tajpur road in Ludhiana.(ht photo)

CETP projects in Ludhiana: PPCB member secretary to appear before NGT on April 13

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 09:14 PM IST
Construction of two common effluent treatment plants is underway for Tajpur Road and Focal Point dyeing industry
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Chandigarh mayor asks councillors to monitor waste segregation in their areas

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Writes to ward representatives, says they must monitor the process on Saturday, Sunday
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Waste processing plant: Setback for Chandigarh MC, Jaypee gets stay on contract termination

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 01:15 AM IST
Order to terminate contract with Delhi-based firm which would have resulted in the civic body getting the control of the waste processing plant
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NGT team reviews solid waste management in Mansa

Hindustan Times, Mansa | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST
The team included senior NGT member and former Punjab chief secretary S C Aggarwal, technical expert Babu Ram and Punjab Municipal Infrastructure Development Council mission director Pooran Singh.
Residents living in the vicinity of the dumping ground in Phase 8B, Industrial Area, have been demanding that it be moved.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Residents living in the vicinity of the dumping ground in Phase 8B, Industrial Area, have been demanding that it be moved.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Shifting of Mohali dumping ground: MC chief told to appear before HC

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 07:04 AM IST
The illegal dumping has become a bane of residents living hardly 50 metres from the dump....
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AAP seeks recovery of 632cr compensation from Rupnagar mining contractors

Hindustan Times, Rupnagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 10:48 PM IST
AAP Punjab general secretary and social activist advocate Dinesh Chadha cited the report submitted by the joint committee to the National Green Tribunal .
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Adviser asks MC not to immediately shut Dadumajra plant

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 01:15 AM IST
Parida said though the process to take over the plant from Jaypee could be started, the MC should review its decision to immediately dismantle the plant.
At least 270 new diesel powered public utility vehicles meant for waste collection, sewer cleaning, supplying water, and mechanical sweeping of roads are lying unused in Delhi(HT Photo)
At least 270 new diesel powered public utility vehicles meant for waste collection, sewer cleaning, supplying water, and mechanical sweeping of roads are lying unused in Delhi(HT Photo)

Civic bodies in a fix as 270 diesel public utility vehicles await nod for registration

UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 04:04 AM IST
If the objective were to keep the city’s roads free of diesel vehicles, it has already failed; Delhi’s municipal corporations and other agencies are hiring old polluting diesel vehicles from the neighbouring Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to deliver the same services in the national Capital....
A fishermen union representative said the recommendation for environmental clearance was based on an EIA report that was flawed.(File Photo/Representative)
A fishermen union representative said the recommendation for environmental clearance was based on an EIA report that was flawed.(File Photo/Representative)

Government panel’s nod to Goa port expansion worries experts

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 11:45 PM IST
The Mormugao Port has proposed to deepen the existing navigation channel in Vasco bay from about 14 meters to 19.5 meters over a large area with a width of about 250 meters and a length of about 10 km.
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NGT to penalise civic bodies for not adhering to waste mgmt rules

Hindustan Times, Fatehgarh Sahib | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:37 PM IST
Aarey Milk Colony is spread over 3,160 acres (1,281 ha) which is owned by various government departments(HT Photo)
Aarey Milk Colony is spread over 3,160 acres (1,281 ha) which is owned by various government departments(HT Photo)

A disappointing week for those who want to save Aarey

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 11:52 PM IST
There is very little hope of Aarey being preserved for posterity unless the area gets statutory protection
The redevelopment of Chandni Chowk was earlier scheduled to be completed by March this year.(HT file)
The redevelopment of Chandni Chowk was earlier scheduled to be completed by March this year.(HT file)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Chandni Chowk revamp project gets new May 2020 deadline

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 09:44 AM IST
Delhi Assembly Election 2020: The redevelopment of Chandni Chowk has been ongoing since December 2018 and was earlier scheduled to be completed by March 2020.

NGT panel slaps 4-crore fine on 15 industrial units

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Gagandeep Jassowal
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Directs pollution control bodies of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal and Chandigarh to increase frequency of inspections in industries
Concrete stuffed around trees outside the office of the municipal corporation in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)
Concrete stuffed around trees outside the office of the municipal corporation in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)

Ludhiana MC putting concrete around trees, engineers’ council writes to NGT

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 10:56 PM IST
A member of the engineers’ council says they have requested the NGT to direct MC officials to remove the concrete and paver blocks fixed within one metre of trunks of trees to save them from perishing
New elected Chandigarh mayor Raj Bala Malik.(HT PHOTO)
New elected Chandigarh mayor Raj Bala Malik.(HT PHOTO)

Administrator tells new Chandigarh mayor to take up waste mgmt on priority

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:43 AM IST
The administrator is learnt to have told her that cleanliness does not only mean sanitation drives but includes segregation of waste and proper management of municipal solid waste
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NGT sets June 30 as new deadline for 100% waste segregation in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 12:58 AM IST
The decision was taken during a hearing on the issue in New Delhi on Friday
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