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Supreme Court bans sale of crackers in Delhi/NCR for testing the effect of the ban on air quality after Diwali(09.10.2017)

The Supreme Court has upheld its earlier verdict banning sale of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region ahead of Diwali in order to keep a check on the .....

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Notifications & Circulars

Pollution caused by Industries(07.02.2022)

Regulation of industrial pollution is implemented through various provisions of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 under Consen.....

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Air Quality Commission calls for strict implementation of RFID system at 13 toll plazas of Delhi(29.12.2020)

Commercial vehicles without RFID tags or inadequate balance in the tags will not be allowed entry from 01st January.

Move to help reduce veh.....

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Vehicles on Alternative Fuels(13.12.2018)

To promote alternate fuels and to bring down pollution levels across the country, Government has taken proactive steps to promote environment friendly.....

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CAQM to tap the expertise of reputed technical and scientific institutions to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR(10.11.2022)

The Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Areas (CAQM) has decided to tap the technical/ academic expertise of the reputed scient.....

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Health Ministry issues pollution advisory for citizens(08.11.2017)

The Union Health Ministry has issued a health advisory in view of the severe air pollution in the city. People have been advised the following:

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Central government outlay for conserving Bengaluru’s lakes(14.06.2016)

Collaboration between the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Environment Ministry will see round-the-clock online monitoring of all sewage trea.....

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New environment standards for gensets(22.03.2016)

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change notified new environment.....

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News

Delhi HC Looks For Action Plan To Bring Down Air Pollution(15.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed Centre, AAP Government and other authorities to submit plans to bring the pollution levels within the prescribed limits.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Centre, AAP Government , pollution levels



NGT to Govt.: Consider Setting Up of ETPs Instead of STPs for Treating Sewage Water(15.01.2016)

NGT has directed Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) to consider setting up effluent treatment.....

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Bombay HC to State, Pollution Board and BMC: Report Feasibility of Implementing Odd-Even Plan(18.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to State Government, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to report f.....

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NGT: Everyone Should Ensure There is No Air Pollution in Delhi(18.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) , while dismissing a builder’s plea challenging penalty imposed on him for causing pollution, has said everyone living i.....

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NGT Directs Union Govt. to Control Noise Pollution At Manufacturing and Delivery Points of Vehicles(18.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), in Pune, has directed Union Government to ensure that noise generated by vehicle horns and modified silencers was contr.....

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NGT to WBPCB: Restart Pollution Monitoring Stations(20.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) to restart eight air monitoring stations that were closed down .....

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NGT Notices EDMC over Restaurant Causing Pollution(07.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on a plea seeking closure of a Restaurant in East Delhi for.....

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NGT Raps Centre, AAP Government & Neighbouring States over Failure to Tackle Mounting Air Pollution(07.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) came down heavily on Central Government, Delhi and Neighbouring states for doing little to tackle mounting air pollution.....

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SC Asks Centre “Do You Have a Plan Before City Shuts Down?”(09.11.2016)

Supreme Court, while taking note of the enormity of alarming rise in pollution levels, has given Centre 48 hours to devise a common minimum programme .....

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Allahabad High Court Directs UP Government to Explore All Measures to Deal With Smog(09.11.2016)

Allahabad High Court has directed Uttar Pradesh Government to immediately explore all measures to deal with the "unprecedented" situation with respect.....

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NGT Proposes Setting up of Central Committee to Combat Air Pollution(10.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has proposed constitution of a Central Committee of chief secretaries from five states — Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasth.....

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NGT Seeks Explanation on Noise Pollution in West Bengal(11.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought explanations from West Bengal Environment Department, Director General of West Bengal Police and Commissioner.....

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NGT Seeks UPPCB’s Report on Steps Taken to Combat Air Pollution(11.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to file a status report on steps taken to combat air pollutio.....

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NGT Bans Construction Work In Delhi & NCR(10.11.2017)

National Green Tribunal has banned all construction activities in Delhi and NCR, while directing all agencies concerned to encourage public transport,.....

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Can't Ignore Air Pollution in Delhi, Says Supreme Court(13.11.2017)

Supreme Court has agreed to hold an urgent hearing on rising air pollution in Delhi, saying the problem cannot be ignored.

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Delhi High Court Suggests Pollution Check of Vehicles on Delhi Roads(14.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Traffic police and the transport department of AAP Government to check whether vehicles on Delhi roads were compliant with .....

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National Green Tribunal Rejects Odd-Even Exemption Sought By Delhi Government(14.11.2017)

National Green Tribunal, while rejecting the Delhi government's request to make an exception for women and two-wheelers, has asked why should anyone b.....

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Supreme Court Terms Delhi Smog Life-Threatening(15.11.2017)

Supreme Court has sought the response of Centre and the Governments of Punjab, Delhi and Haryana on measures taken to counter smog and pollution choki.....

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Delhi High Court to AAP Govt: Procure Buses for Delhi on ‘War-Footing’(15.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has termed the need for more buses in the city a “grave urgency” and said the AAP government needed to address it on a “war-footing”.

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Supreme Court: Why Not Use Battery-Run Vehicles to Curb Pollution?(20.11.2017)

Supreme Court has asked why battery and solar energy-run vehicles were not being manufactured in the country on a large scale to replace petrol/diesel.....

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NGT Raps Police for Non-Compliance of Notification on Sound Pollution from Vehicle Horns(10.03.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rapped Director General of Police and Motor Transport Department of Police for their failure to show compliance deta.....

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Delhi HC Gives Direction to Manage Traffic(11.03.2016)

Delhi High Court has given directions and suggestions like on the spot challaning and using of helicopters, with regard to managing chaotic traffic co.....

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SC Directs Centre to Explore Feasibility of Hydrogen-Based Japanese Technology to Fight Air Pollution(13.11.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to explore the feasibility of a hydrogen-based Japanese technology as a permanent solution to the air pollution .....

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Air Pollution: Delhi High Court Pulls Up Delhi Govt, Recommends Clutch of Measures(15.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has pulled up the Delhi Government and other authorities over increasing air pollution levels in the city and suggested a clutch of m.....

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NGT Requires List of Labs Monitoring Pollution(18.11.2019)

National Green Tribunal has asked the Union Environment Ministry to submit a list of recognized laboratories and analysts that monitor pollution and u.....

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Delhi HC Directs Govt. to Stop Stubble Burning(15.09.2016)

Delhi HC has irked over growing menace of stubble burning in states like Haryana and Punjab, which is a major cause of air pollution in the national c.....

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NGT Directs CPCB, DPCC to Find Whether Mosques in Delhi Are Causing Noise Pollution(13.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee ( DPCC) to find out if.....

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NGT Orders Polluters to Bear Cost of Treatment of Cancer Patients(17.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal has ordered that victims of cancer must be given treatment at the cost of polluters, who continue to pollute river water in th.....

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Supreme Court: Light Blue Sticker for Petrol/CNG, Orange for Diesel Vehicles in NCR By Oct 2(17.08.2018)

Supreme Court has directed that hologram-based colour code stickers be put on vehicles for identification of type of fuel being used—light blue for pe.....

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NGT Asks Govt to File Proper Report on Study Carried Out to Identify Sources of Air Pollution(04.01.2022)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the government to file a proper report on the study carried out in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram to identify th.....

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Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Bill, 2024 Gets Cleared by Parliament(09.02.2024)

Parliament on 08.02.2024 passed the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Bill, 2024 which amends that Water (Prevention and Control o.....

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SC Directs CPCB, States to Prepare Action Plan to Check Delhi’s Air Pollution(07.02.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Environment Pollution Control Authority, Delhi Government and States of Uttar Pradesh,.....

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Madras HC Takes Suo Motu Cognisance of Pollution of Amravathi River(03.12.2020)

Madras High Court has taken suo-motu cognisance of a news report about pollution of the Amaravathi River, and directed the District Legal Services Aut.....

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NGT Imposes Penalty on J&K Govt Over Pollution in Doodh Ganga & Mamath Kull(11.03.2022)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 3 Crore on the Jammu and Kashmir Govt for failure to prevent illegal mining, discharge of s.....

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Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Pulls Plug on Sterlite Plant(25.05.2018)

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has ordered the closure of the Vedanta-Sterlite copper factory in Thoothukudi.

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National Green Tribunal Imposes Fine on Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board(04.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while noting the “indifferent conduct” of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board Officers, has slapped a fine of Rs 20,0.....

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Bombay High Court Tells PALA To Abide By Noise Rules(12.09.2018)

Bombay High Court directed Professional Audio & Lighting Association (PALA), to give the undertaking to abide by noise pollution rules if they are all.....

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Bombay HC: Noise Troubles? Seek Compensation from Govt.(08.09.2016)

Bombay HC has said that citizens can claim compensation from the State if their complaints about noise pollution have gone unheard.

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Bombay HC Issues Contempt Notice to Two ACPs for Failure to Curb Noise Pollution(27.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued contempt notices to two Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACP) for failing to take action against noise pollution during.....

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NGT Seeks Status Report from Delhi Chief Secretary over Alarming Smog & Air Pollution Levels(04.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Delhi Chief Secretary K.K.Sharma to file a status report by Friday in connection with alarming smog and air.....

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NGT Directs Pollution Control Boards to Control & Curb Air Pollution in Delhi(04.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while taking cognizance of alarming air quality in Delhi, has asked Central Pollution Control Board and Delhi Pollution.....

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Supreme Court Asks Delhi Government on Pollution Levels in Identified Hotspots(11.08.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Delhi government to file a report on whether pollution levels at 13 identified hotspots in the national capital had reduce.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre’s, AAP Government’s Response over Spurious CNG Kits(22.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought a response from Centre and AAP Government on a petition alleging that a large number of spurious CNG kits were available i.....

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NGT Directs DPCC to Submit List of Hazardous Industrial Units(07.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said that industrial units operating in residential areas are one of major contributors to air pollution in Capital .....

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NGT Defines Emergency Norms for Delhi & Four States over Air Pollution(11.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has defined the term “environmental emergency” and listed measures to be taken by Delhi and its neighbouring States when.....

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Delhi HC: Failure of Government to Reduce Air Pollution Amounts to "Genocide".(11.11.2016)

Delhi HC, while slamming Central & AAP Government over alarming rate of Air Pollution in National Capital, has said that, failure of Government to red.....

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SC Asks Government: Are You Waiting for People to Die in a Polluted National Capital?(11.11.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Government and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) whether they intend to just sit back and watch people gasp for breath an.....

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Delhi HC: Air Pollution is Capital Punishment for Delhiites(14.11.2016)

Delhi High Court, while calling air pollution “capital punishment killing Delhiites for no fault”, has said that 20 million people were losing 60 mill.....

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Delhi HC Slams Civic Bodies For Failure to Comply With Its Order on Air Pollution(03.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed officials of civic bodies to appear before it for "failure" to comply with its order to remove debris and traffic conges.....

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Supreme Court Gives Nod to Pollution Coding Mechanism to Tackle Delhi’s Air Pollution(05.12.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to put in place a Pollution Coding Mechanism with a graded response system to tackle New Delhi’s growing foul air.

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NGT Notices Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum over Air Pollution(05.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to two public sector oil companies asking them whether they use any diesel vehicle which is more than .....

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Allahabad High Court to State: Consider Banning Firecrackers to Check Air Pollution(18.11.2016)

Allahabad High Court has directed State Government to consider imposing ban on use of generators and firecrackers to check air pollution.

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NGT Asks All States to Issue Guidelines on Manufacture, Sale & Burning of Firecrackers(21.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) Asks all States to issue guidelines on manufacture, sale and burning of firecrackers keeping in mind that these were a m.....

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Supreme Court Orders Inspection of All PUC Centres in National Capital(18.01.2017)

Supreme Court, while terming problem of pollution in Delhi-NCR “very serious”, has ordered inspection of all 962 Pollution Under Control (PUC) Centres.....

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Supreme Court Appointed Panel Calls For Tough Action to Tackle Poor Air Quality in Delhi NCR(23.01.2017)

Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has asked officials to immediately enforce Graded Response Act.....

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Uttarakhand HC Slams Centre, State For Giving ‘No Attention’ to River Ganga(20.03.2017)

Uttarakhand High Court slammed Union as and State Government for doing "nothing concrete" to clean Ganga River, while observing that a lot of effort w.....

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CIVIL - Bombay HC Annoyed with City Police Over Noise Pollution(22.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has expressed displeasure at the affidavit filed by the Mumbai police commissioner on noise pollution and said that commissioner did.....

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ENVIRONMENT - Bombay HC Annoyed with City Police Over Noise Pollution(22.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has expressed displeasure at the affidavit filed by the Mumbai police commissioner on noise pollution and said that commissioner did.....

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Bombay HC Slams State for Incomplete Information on Noise Pollution(15.03.2017)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on State Government over incomplete data provided to it on noise pollution levels in State.

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Supreme Court Calls for Report from NGT Appointed Committee on Yamuna River Pollution(20.01.2021)

Supreme Court has called for a report from the committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal on the pollution of Yamuna river.

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Delhi HC Dismisses Law Student's Plea Seeking Compensation in Wake of Delhi's Air Pollution(06.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while dismissing plea filed by law student seeking compensation of Rs. 15 lakhs for the damages suffered to his health due to the cau.....

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Ensure No Pollution is Caused Due to Immersion of Idols and Religious Festivals: Bombay HC(20.12.2018)

Bombay High Court has issued directions to Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) for ensuring that the river Godavari remains pollution-free.

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Prosecute Municipal Officials in Delhi for Their Failure to Address Air Pollution: SC(27.11.2018)

Supreme Court has asked Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prosecute government officials who have not acted on nearly 250 complaints received .....

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NGT Imposes Rs. 5 Crores Penalty on WB Govt for Non Complying with Orders(30.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a penalty of Rupees 5 crores on West Bengal Government for failing to comply with the directions to reduce air pol.....

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Allahabad HC Asks Government on Reducing Air Pollution in State(26.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government and the State Pollution Control Board about the steps taken by it to reduce air pollution .....

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Uttarakhand HC to UEPPCB: Shut Units Polluting Ganga(31.03.2017)

Uttarakhand HC has ordered Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) to "close down all hotels, ashrams and industries whi.....

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SC: Pollution-Free Water is Fundamental Right Which Welfare State is Bound to Ensure(10.02.2021)

Supreme Court has called for response from the Ministry of Jal Shakti in pursuance of its suo motu cognisance of the issue of "remediation of polluted.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Govt’s Reply on Population Control Measures(31.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to inform it of status of the recommendations for population control made by the National Commission to Review t.....

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Delhi HC on Depleting Forest Cover: We Should Leave Something for Future Generations(02.02.2023)

Delhi High Court while hearing suo motu public interest litigation initiated in 2015 on the issue of air pollution in Delhi, observed that Delhi is lo.....

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NGT Notices Haryana Govt, CPCB, HSPCB Over Noise Pollution Plea By Resident(21.02.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to Environment Ministry of Haryana Government, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Haryana Stat.....

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Supreme Court Suggests Govt to Convert CNG Three Wheelers Into Electric to Reduce Pollution(23.02.2017)

Supreme Court has said that Government should actively consider converting all three wheelers in National Capital Region to electric in order to reduc.....

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NGT Orders Dissolution of Special Task Force on Industrial Pollution(01.02.2021)

National Green Tribunal has ordered to dissolve the Special Task Force monitoring environmental pollution caused by discharge of effluents by the tie .....

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Calcutta HC Allows Sale And Import of Only Green Firecrackers With QR Code in The State(13.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Pollution Control Board as well as the state police authorities to prevent the importation and sale of fire.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Against Blanket Ban On Sale And Bursting Of Firecrackers In National Capital(20.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea challenging the direction issued by Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on September 14 for a complete ban .....

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NGT Seeks Pollution Report on All Hotels from OSPCB(07.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) and Chief Secretary to take stock of pollution level at all hotel.....

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NGT Seeks Report on Effects of Expansion of Mandideep Industrial Area(11.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) and MP Audyogik Kendra Vikas Nigam (MPAKVN), to submit repor.....

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Delhi High Court Upholds Jail Term of Industry Owner for Causing Water Pollution(25.06.2019)

Delhi high court has upheld a one-and-a-half-year jail term awarded to the owner of a textile printing industry for causing water pollution. The Court.....

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NGT Orders Inspection of 13 Effluent Plants(13.08.2015)

NGT has ordered Central Pollution Control Board, DPCC and IIT Delhi to conduct a joint inspection of 13 common effluent treatment plants in order to i.....

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SC: Delhi Pollution 'Embarrassing'(11.12.2015)

SC has irked over alarming pollution levels in Delhi and called for a multi-pronged approach to counter what it said was an 'embarrassing' situation. .....

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NGT to Civic Authorities: Follow SC Guidelines on Noise Pollution(11.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed authorities in Delhi to ensure strict adherence to guidelines issued by Supreme Court on noise pollution, s.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Bans Loudspeakers to Stop Noise Pollution(29.07.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a complete ban on loudspeakers in public areas in an effort to curb noise pollution. Religious places such as.....

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Bombay High Court Slams State Government For Not Implementing Noise Pollution Rules(04.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has rapped Maharashtra Government over its ‘callous’ approach in implementing Noise Pollution Rules, 2000.

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NGT Seeks Report on Signature Bridge Green Violations(25.04.2019)

Yamuna pollution monitoring committee, a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submi.....

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Patna HC to Government: Shut 49 Brick Kilns for Failure to Shift to Cleaner Technology(07.02.2023)

Patna High Court has directed the government to shut 49 brick kilns that failed to shift to cleaner technology and produce fly ash bricks, despite a c.....

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SC Issues Notice to Govt. over Toddlers' Cracker Ban Plea(09.10.2015)

Supreme Court on petition filed by toddlers seeking directions to curb Delhi's fatal air pollution including ban on fire crackers during Diwali, has i.....

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Supreme Court: No Vehicle Insurance Without Pollution Certificate(10.08.2017)

Supreme Court has ruled that motorists who don’t have a valid pollution certificate will henceforth not be able to renew insurance of their vehicles.

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National Green Tribunal Seeks Implementation of its Order on Noise Pollution(24.05.2019)

National Green Tribunal has directed for implementation of its earlier order on noise pollution in an execution application in appeal in case of Socie.....

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National Green Tribunal Seeks Report on Steps to Curb Noise Pollution(27.05.2019)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Airports Authority of India and the Delhi International Airport Limited to furnish a report on the steps take.....

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NGT Seeks Reply on Plea Alleging Illegal Sand Mining At Jalaun and Hamirpur(01.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) on plea against alleged illegal sand mining being carried out in Jalaun and Hamirpur districts of Uttar Pradesh, has iss.....

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NGT Orders MPCB to Take Strict Action Against Violators in Pimpri-Chinchwad and Talegaon Belt(05.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to take strict action those who go beyond directions or forfeitu.....

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NGT to UPPCB: Initiate Action Against Polluting Units in Ghaziabad(07.04.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to initiate action against polluting industries in Ghaziabad and adjoini.....

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Supreme Court Calls For Collective Effort From Automobile Giants to Clean Delhi-NCR Polluted Air(17.04.2017)

Supreme Court, in a wake-up call to automobile giants to contribute their bit to curb rising pollution levels in Delhi and NCR, has said that a collec.....

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National Green Tribunal Slams Delhi Pollution Control Committee for Inaction Against Violators(04.09.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) over its inaction on controlling pollution and taking action ag.....

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NGT Slams UP, Uttarakhand Pollution Boards over Failure to Suggest Ways to Clean Ganga(29.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed Pollution Control Boards of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand for failing to take and suggest measures for clean.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , Pollution control boards of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Ganga



NGT: Make Limiters Essential in Sound Systems to Cut Noise Pollution(06.08.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to make the use of sound limiters essential in all sound systems, to .....

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NGT Seeks Centre's Reply on Plea Alleging that Waste Treatment Plant is Polluting NCR's Groundwater(23.09.2015)

NGT has sought Ministry of Environment and Forests , Delhi and Haryana Govt.(s), Central Pollution Control Board and others’ response on a plea seekin.....

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Bombay HC Slams Maharashtra over Noise Pollution Rules(11.08.2016)

Bombay HC has observed that it was unfortunate that in a progressive State, which had given freedom fighters and philosophers to the nation, the court.....

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Why MP's Name is Missing from FIR in Noise Pollution Case: Bombay High Court(29.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped police for failing to initiate action against Shiv Sena MP Shrikant Shinde, accused of organising an event in which the n.....

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Uttarakhand High Court Sets Max Limit for Loudspeakers, Pvt Sound System at 5dB(29.06.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has silenced the blaring of loudspeakers or public address system in the state by announcing that any person, including religio.....

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Gujarat HC Orders State, GPCB to File Reply on Vehicular Pollution PIL(16.12.2015)

Gujarat HC has ordered State Government and Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) to file affidavits on a PIL seeking court’s direction for taking me.....

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NGT: Will Follow SC Order on Air-Pollution(17.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said it would first go through order passed by Supreme Court and then decide on plea of car dealers seeking modifica.....

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Delhi HC: Delhi Air Pollution Situation is Of An ‘Emergency Nature’(22.12.2015)

Delhi HC has rapped Delhi and Central Governments for failing to comply with its orders seeking information and action plans to tackle air pollution i.....

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Patna HC Seeks ‘Detailed Report’ from Govt.(22.12.2015)

Patna HC has irked over State Government's reply on "excessive noise pollution" in major towns of Bihar and sought a detailed report from it.

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Allahabad HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Noise Pollution by Modified Silencers on Bikes(21.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of Noise pollution generated through modified silencers specifically Bullet Bikes and the other two.....

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SC Stays Direction of NGT That Appointed LG as Head of Committee for Yamuna River Pollution(11.07.2023)

Supreme Court has stayed the direction passed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) which had appointed the Lt. Governor of Delhi as the chairman of the Hi.....

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NGT Slaps Rs 5 Lakh Fine on Govt. Bodies over Traffic Chaos and Air Pollution(19.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while taking strong note of traffic chaos and air pollution near Kaushambi Bus Terminal on Delhi border, has imposed a .....

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NGT Seeks Data on Population and Vehicle Density of Major Cities(25.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the apex pollution monitoring body to file comprehensive data on the population and vehicle density in majo.....

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Bombay HC Orders State to Start Website/Mobile App Allowing Citizen Complaint About Noise Pollution(05.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has ordered State Govt. to start a website and mobile application where citizens can register complaints about noise pollution in th.....

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NGT Tells Centre, UP Take Clear Stand on Next Steps over Cleaning Ganga(05.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Central Government and Uttar Pradesh Government to take a clear stand .....

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Delhi High Court Tells Delhi Govt to Set ‘Measurable Targets’ to Mitigate Air Pollution in Delhi(30.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to formulate “measurable targets” to mitigate air pollution in the state in a time-bound manner.

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Delhi Pollution: SC Directs MOEF to File Report on Stubble Burning in Punjab, Haryana & Western UP(15.10.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to file a status report on the recommendations of a high level task.....

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SC Asks Maharashtra PCB to Detail Steps Taken on Ground Water Contamination at Akolner Village(21.01.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Maharashtra State Pollution Control Board to file an affidavit in four weeks, giving details of the steps taken on the .....

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Allahabad High Court Asks UP Govt on Steps Taken to Control Noise Pollution(12.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government to file an affidavit indicating the steps taken to control the menace of noise pollution g.....

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NGT Seeks Report on Waste-to-Energy and Thermal Power Plants(08.02.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to submit within a week inspection report on waste-to-energy and ther.....

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Supreme Court: Don't Confine Air Pollution Issue To Delhi, Look Nationwide(29.01.2018)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre to look into the problem of air pollution on a nationwide basis and not confine it to Delhi-NCR only, saying report.....

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Supreme Court: Municipal Commissioners can be Prosecuted under Water Pollution Law(29.11.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that municipal commissioners and chief officers can also be prosecuted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) A.....

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NGT Issues Notice to MP Govt. over Rising Pollution in Bhopal(12.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has served notices to Madhya Pradesh Government, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and MP Pollution Control Board (.....

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Supreme Court to Centre: Notify Pollution Plan For Delhi-NCR(14.12.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to notify the 39-page comprehensive action plan (CAP) to fight air pollution in Del.....

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NGT to Pollution Boards: Review Setting Up and Expansion of Industries in Polluted Areas(21.11.2019)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to revise its mechanism for setting up of new industrial units and also expan.....

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NGT to Delhi Government: Inadequate Action on Tackling Noise Pollution(21.11.2019)

National Green Tribunal has slammed the Delhi Government's awareness activities to tackle noise pollution, saying they were inadequate in terms of qua.....

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SC Suggests Measures in Delhi Pollution Case: No MSP for Farmers Burning Stubble(22.11.2023)

Supreme Court while hearing a batch of petitions raising concerns over the deteriorating air quality in the Delhi NCR, suggested excluding farmers bur.....

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SC: NGT Not Barred from Hearing Plea on Delhi Pollution(22.01.2016)

SC has clarified that it has not stopped National Green Tribunal (NGT) from passing any order in matters pertaining to pollution in Delhi and asked a.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Take Action Against Noise Pollution, Building Violations(01.11.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State authorities to take appropriate actions to ensure that noise pollution or violations of building rules on acc.....

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JH HC Bans Use of Loudspeakers from 10 PM to 6 AM(18.10.2023)

Jharkhand High Court while issuing various directions to curb the issue of noise pollution in the city, has directed that from 10.00 p.m. to 06.00 a.m.....

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NGT Raps UPPCB for of Sewage Discharged in Ganga(22.03.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rapped Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) over quantum of sewage discharged in Ganga from various towns o.....

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NGT Seeks Information on Solid Waste Management & Air Pollution in States, UTs(08.01.2020)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to obtain information from chief secretaries on solid waste management, resto.....

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SC Issues Directions to Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi in Delhi NCR Pollution Case(14.12.2023)

Supreme Court while hearing a batch of pleas regarding deteriorating air quality in Delhi NCR, has issued directions to the States of Punjab, Haryana,.....

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HP High Court Seeks Status Report on Baddi Pollution(14.07.2016)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed State Govt. to file status report by August 3 regarding raising industrial pollution in State's biggest indus.....

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Tripura HC Slams State over Noise Pollution(19.07.2016)

Tripura High Court has directed State Government and Pollution Control Board to implement the law regulating noise pollution or face action for contem.....

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NGT Asks Petrochemical Companies to Pay Compensation for Marine Pollution in North Chennai(25.03.2022)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Manali Petrochemicals Ltd., Tamilnadu Petrochemicals Ltd., and Kothari Petrochemicals Ltd. to pay an interim e.....

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SC to Punjab Govt.: Relook into Punjab Preservation of Subsoil Water Act(08.11.2023)

Supreme Court while dealing with the issue of stubble burning and its effect on air quality has observed that adherence to Punjab Preservation of Subs.....

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NGT Directs Inspection of Petrol Pumps Across Delhi-NCR(27.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed inspection of petrol pumps across Delhi-NCR by a committee comprising officials from Central Pollution Cont.....

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NGT Asks Centre to Fix Norms on Noise Pollution Near Airports(28.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has expressed its displeasure over Government's failure to fix environmental norms on noise pollution in residential are.....

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Failure of Authorities Made Delhi a Polluting City: Delhi High Court(29.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has rapped authorities in the city saying had they kept their eyes open, the national capital would not have become a "polluting city.....

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NGT Raps States over Not Submitting Details of Air Pollution(31.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Chief Secretaries of eight States that failed to submit details of air pollution in their cities to do so on.....

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Maharashtra Govt Obligated to Reduce River Pollution: Bombay High Court(25.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that the state government is under obligation to take steps to reduce pollution and improve the quality of rivers in Ma.....

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SC Expresses Pleasure over Pollution Control Authority Report on Delhi’s Pollution(18.02.2016)

Supreme Court, after reading report by pollution control authority, has said, “We are happy that pollution level has come down in Delhi”.

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Supreme Court: Delhi Shouldn't Become a Model for Other Cities(06.02.2018)

Supreme Court, while hearing a PIL relating to solid waste man-management plan across the states, has observed that it does not want Delhi to become a.....

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NGT to Govt.: Regulate Air Pollution Caused by Fire-Crackers, Bring Them under AAQ Standards.(08.04.2016)

National Green Tribunal, in order to reduce air pollution caused by fire-crackers, has directed Govt. to regulate their chemical composition and bring.....

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Delhi HC Warns Govt. over Pollution Check(29.07.2016)

Delhi HC has warned that it may take action against Central and State Government Officials who fail to check rising air pollution in the capital.

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Endangering Lives by Pollution, Congestion Not Acceptable: Delhi High Court(01.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has said imperilling human life due to extreme congestion and pollution, generation of hazardous affluence and extreme pressure on fi.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Issues Directives/Suggestions to Curb 'Plastic Pollution'(02.03.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the State Government to issue directions to schools and colleges to stop the use of plastic immediately and als.....

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