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NGT raps Environment Ministry for failure to amend guidelines to check tree felling

NGT raps Environment Ministry for failure to amend guidelines to check tree felling

New Delhi, The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday slammed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) for not amending the “Wood-Based Industries (Establishment and Regulation) Guidelines, 2016” to check illegal felling of trees for charcoal making. The Tribunal has granted “last opportunity” to the Ministry for implementing[Read More…]

13 miners trapped in Meghalaya coal pit, rescue on

13 miners trapped in Meghalaya coal pit, rescue on

Shillong: Thirteen miners, who were trapped inside a coal pit filled with gallons of water in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, were yet to be reached or rescued, the district police chief said on Friday. Officials had already said their chances of survival were bleak. “We are yet to recover[Read More…]

No pouches to dispose sanitary napkins: NGT serves notice

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday slapped notice on the Maharashtra government and private companies, saying sanitary napkins and diapers manufacturers are violating laws by not providing pouches or wrappers for disposing them. The complaint has been filed by Purva P Bora, a female student of Shankarrao Chavan Law[Read More…]

No odd-even without exemptions, says Delhi government

No odd-even without exemptions, says Delhi government

Hours after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) gave a go-ahead to the odd-even scheme without any exemptions to two-wheelers, the Delhi government refused to implement it, saying they will approach the green court again on Monday. “At the moment we are calling it off. We will again approach the NGT[Read More…]

Will bring Odd-Even without exemptions: Delhi government to NGT

NGT okays odd-even, says only emergency vehicles exempted

The National Green Tribunal on Saturday gave the go-ahead to the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme from November 13-17 and said there will be no exemption for women, two-wheelers and government servants. It also said that in future the odd-even scheme will automatically come into force if the PM2.5 level goes[Read More…]

No odd-even till its efficacy proven: NGT

No odd-even till its efficacy proven: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday said the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme won’t be allowed in the capital till its efficacy was known. The green court issued the directive a day after the Delhi government announced it would bring back the odd-even plan from November 13 to 17 to[Read More…]

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