DTE Investigation: CPCB failed to recover fines from Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Reliance, Adani in last 30 years
Central Pollution Control Board says has no information on court cases for which it has to collect environmental fines
NGT’s Rs 3,800 crore fine on Telangana is the biggest one yet over waste disposal
West Bengal government was fined Rs 3,000 crore in September 2022
States fined thousands of crores over waste — but how did NGT calculate the penalty amount?
Fine determined on polluter pays principle, equated to environmental compensation and cost of restoration