Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Saidas R. Khorjuvekar Vs Directorate of Mines & Geology dated 26/02/2019 regarding illegal mining in the river Chapora situated in the north District of Goa. The case was instituted in the year 2015 and during the course of proceedings various directions have been issued. The records reveal that the State of Goa has been taking various steps, including constitution of a District Committee for North Goa to deal with the grant of permits for manual extraction of sand and its monitoring.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Goa Paryavaran Savrakshan Sangharsh Samitee Vs Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others dated 25/02/2019 regarding action against temporary structures constructed along the beaches of Morjem, Mandre, Galgibag and Agonda without specific permission from GCZMA in No Development Zone (NDZ).
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kashinath Shetye & Others Vs Srinet Kotwale & Others dated 20/02/2019 regarding remedial steps for preventing and curing pollution in river Mandovi in Goa. According to the applicants, who are local inhabitants, the river is being polluted by discharge of untreated sewage. The application was filed before the Tribunal on 18.7.2014.