Environmental Law; Techi Tagi Tara Vs. Rajendra Singh Bhandari [Supreme Court of India, 22-09-2017]

Constitution of India, 1950 – Article 48A – Protection and improvement of environment and safeguarding of forests and wild life – State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) – Appointment of members or chairpersons – Held, Such appointments should not be made casually or without due application of mind considering the duties, functions and responsibilities of the […]

Coastal Regulation Zone; Nobert Lawrence Vs. Kottukal Grama Panchayath [Kerala High Court, 08-11-2016]

Coastal Regulation Zone Notification ( CRZ ) – Beach Resorts – illegal constructions in violation of the permits as well as CRZ notification – One of the requirements for development of Beach Resorts in CRZ area is the extent of area of the plot shall be 0.4 hectares.

National Green Tribunal; Central India Ayush Drugs Manufacturers Association Vs. State of Maharashtra [Bombay High Court, 28-09-2016]

National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 – Section 28 – the scheme of N.G.T. Act does not permit National Green Tribunal to decide upon the vires of any of the enactments which confer appellate or other jurisdiction upon it and find mention mention in Schedule-I of N.G.T. Act. It also does […]

National Green Tribunal; K K Rocks & Granites India (P) Ltd. Vs. Latha S. [Kerala High Court, 30-08-2016]

National Green Tribunal Act, 2010  – Section 19 – National Green Tribunal (Practices and Procedure) Rules, 2011 – Rule 15(6) – Procedure and powers of Tribunal – Whether the National Green Tribunal has power to pass an ex parte interim order – Held, the Tribunal has no jurisdiction to pass an interim order without hearing the […]

Slaughter House; Eagle Continental Foods Vs. Shailesh Singh [20-06-2016] SC

Water (Prevention and control of Pollution) Act, 1974 – State Board – National Green Tribunal – Slaughter House – Obtained necessary permission from the State Board – The State Board is directed to decide the matter within one week. National Green Tribunal IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Adarsh Kumar Goel and […]

Whether writ is maintainable against disputes to recognize Environmental Laboratory ?

The Jaipur Bench of Rajasthan High Court on Saturday, October 31, 2015 in the matter of Omega Test House Vs. State of Rajasthan held that the power of the State Pollution Control Board to recognize laboratories under Section 17(2) of both the Water Act and Air Act is on the […]