The remedial measures would include taking “forest clearance” for plying of horses.
The Delhi government has submitted that the green tribunal’s order violates the Constitutional scheme of governance in Delhi as well as the 2018 and 2023 orders of the Constitution Bench of SC.
The green panel asked the Expert Appraisal Committee of the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (by MoEF&CC) to conduct a fresh appraisal of the proposed JSW Group project.
Cleaning and rejuvenation efforts are on for the drain..NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, after the inspection, hoped that the efforts would fetch desirable results, in terms of reducing pollution in the Yamuna, as also revival of the Sahibi River.
On the third day of Chhath Puja 2022, the Delhi administration officials decorated the ITO Ghat near the Yamuna river for devotes to offer prayers on Arghya to the setting sun and on Usha Arghya to the rising sun.
In an interim measure, the bench directed the sand quarry operator to deposit rupees one crore towards environmental compensation to Odisha PCB within a period of one month till final computation of Environmental Compensation is carried out by SEIAA, Odisha.
The bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also recorded the assurance of the Principal Secretary of UP Urban Development that further remedial action will be taken for the protection of the waterbody by controlling the pollution and removing the encroachments, following due process of law.
In the plea, it was alleged that the State authorities concerned have failed to take necessary steps for enforcement of the order of this Tribunal.