The National Green Tribunal (NGT) quashed the environmental clearance for the 3,600-MW thermal power plant proposed by IL&FS Tamil Nadu Power Company in Cuddalore, on the grounds that no proper cumulative impact assessment was done
Locals at Jaitapur in Maharashtra urged the National Green Tribunal to cancel the environmental clearance for the 10,000 MW nuclear power project proposed in the area alleging inconsistencies in the approval process.
Expressing angry over Delhi government for its indiscriminate felling of trees the National Green Tribunal on April 9 ordered an interim stay on a road widening project in South Delhi’s Vasant Kunj till the next hearing on May 29. The tribunal also warned the Delhi government of strong action if further felling of trees took place. The government admitted that the Public Works Department had started felling trees without mandatory permission from the Forest Department.
The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on June that the road-widening project of DLF and HUDA in Sectors 55-56 of Gurgaon, which is embroiled in controversy over cutting of trees, requires environmental clearance (EC).
The National Green Tribunal has ordered an interim stay on PWD's road-widening project along the Andheria Mod-Mahipalpur stretch, where trees were found to be felled illegally. On March 18, a bench headed by NGT Chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar, asked the Delhi government, the Forest Department and PWD to not fell any tree except in cases where permission from the department concerned has been obtained till the next date of hearing.
The Punjab and Haryana high court referred referred a case related to setting up of a solid waste management plant at Jhuriwala village, near Panchkula to the National Green Tribunal. The resident welfare association of Sector 26 and Vijay Bansal, president of Shivalik Vikas Manch filed a petition before the court for relocation of the proposed site f