The apex court was hearing an appeal filed by Rourkela Steel plant against an NGT order which took cognisance of a media report about gas leak in the plant and directed payment of compensation to the families or heirs of people who died in the gas leakage.
The National Green Tribunal asked the Ministry of Jal Shakti to hold a joint meeting with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, representative of BCCI and Central Pollution Control Board
The NGT committee is being headed by Justice Jasbir Singh, a former judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court
According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, vehicles like strong hybrids, electric vehicles and those running on alternate fuels like CNG, ethanol and LPG will be exempted.
While taking cognisance of contamination of rivers, the top court had said that the pollution-free water is a fundamental right which a welfare state is 'bound to ensure'.
IFFCO Deputy Manager Abhay Nandan and Assistant Manager V P Singh died in the incident.
The ammonia gas leak at SPY Agro Industries took place on June 26 and resulted in the death of one person and injured three workers.
Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.
Twitter was abuzz with hashtags against the cricketer as well as Anushka Sharma for asking people to refrain from bursting firecrackers.
A layer of haze lingered over Delhi-NCR at night as people continued bursting firecrackers despite a ban.
Traders, shopkeepers plan to move Lt governor to seek his help
The report also states that long-term exposure to air pollution can cause many of the health conditions associated with increased vulnerability to Covid-19.
Various private contractors who were found flouting anti-air pollution guidelines were heavily fined by the Noida Authority on Saturday.
In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the CPCB has said the show cause notice has been issued to these units for non-compliance of provisions of Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2018.
Construction of the new Assembly and High Court premises have been underway without environmental clearance, claims NGT. Interestingly, it was the previous Raghubar Das government that initiated the construction.
The National Green Tribunal has issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India Pvt and Central Pollution Control Board for the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident.
The SC asked the RO Manufacturers to approach the government on the NGT order prohibiting the use of RO filters.
The panel sought first report on installation of air quality monitoring stations by April 1, 2020.
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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.