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1.NGT quashes eco nod for Cuddalore plant

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


2.SC upholds green nod for Aranmula airport

For the proposed Rs 2,000-crore KGS Aranmula International Airport project in Kerala, the supreme court recently upheld the verdict of the Chennai


3.Green concerns

Jairam Ramesh, India’s minister for environment and forests, makes multiple headlines a day.


4.Locals seek cancellation of green nod for Jaitapur project

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.


5.Green Tribunal to hear NGO against Nirma’s cement plant

The National Green Tribunal agreed to hear a body of farmers and villagers in the case filed by Nirma Ltd against the environment ministry’


6.Road widening work in Delhi's Vasant Kunj stayed

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.


7.DLF-HUDA road project needs green nod: HSPCB

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).


8.airportS Green hurdles for Aranmula airport

Construction of the Aranmula airport project in Kerala has been stalled by the National Green Tribunal by objecting to the conversion of wet land and paddy fields into industrial land.


9.Green tribunal stays Delhi road widening over tree felling

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.


10.Court refers case on waste project to green tribunal

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