NGT has accepted a report submitted by the five-member credible Expert Committee recommendations to follow SOPs, conduct comprehensive safety and hazard audits, redesign ammonia refrigeration unit to avoid future gas leakage incidents.
The Centre has approved the proposal for appointment of Justice Brijesh Sethi, Justice B. Amit Sthalekar, Justice M Sathyanarayana & Justice (Retd) Sudhir Agarwal for the post of Judicial Member in National Green Tribunal.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a total ban on the sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the NCR from the midnight of November 9 -10 to the midnight of November 30 - December 1, 2020.
An NGT report exposed the fact that the oilfield in Assam is operating without mandatory environmental clearances. It also said that a blowout has been spewing gas for 160 days now, impacting 10 km of eco-sensitive land.
“Environmental rule of law need not be considered to be in conflict with the need for development, but a facet of development. The development has to be sustainable and the light of principles which the country has accepted in the form of the frame work of legislation and best environmental practices