India, Feb. 11 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal

Brick kilns in Odisha

The National green Tribunal (NGT) on February 10, 2020 directed the Odisha State Pollution Control Board "to complete all those actions initiated and presently in process within the requisite time frame" regarding 640 brick kiln units in Ganjam district that violate provision of the Environment Act, 1986 and Air Act, 1981.

The application came up before the tribunal in 2015.

Polluting CETP

The NGT on February 6 directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Gujarat PCB to reassess the formula applied for assessing environmental compensation regarding the disc...