Report filed by the Goa State Pollution Control Board regarding illegal extraction of laterite stones in Bicholim taluka, Goa. Site inspection was done to verify the present status of laterite stone quarries in Curchirem and Ona village.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Colva Civic and Consumer Forum Vs State of Goa & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding failure of the administration to carry out the order of the courts to demolish the illegal structures and to stop commercial activities in village Colva, Goa.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Goa Foundation Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/11/2019 regarding utilisation of the Iron Ore Permanent Fund, which contains approximately a sum of Rs. 500 crores. It is further pointed out by the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) that the scheme has been framed, but that is under litigation in some other matter.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Goa Paryavaran Savrakshan Sangharsh Samitee Vs The Deputy Collector/SDM, Pernem & Others dated 15/10/2019 regarding illegal mining and failure on the part of the mining agency and the state of Goa in closing the mined out areas scientifically.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Cavelossim Villagers Forum Vs Village Panchayat of Cavelossim dated 01/10/2019 regarding construction of building at Khandi-Bandoi, Cavelossim, Salcete, Goa, by M/s Balaji concepts, by filling up water bodies with mud in violation of the law. As a result of illegal construction on plots bearing Survey No. 91/1, 91/5, 91/6, and 91/8 in village Cavelossi river Sal was getting polluted and nallahs, fishing ponds, natural water channels and paddy fields have been completely destroyed.

Plan to be drafted by Environment Department in consultation with CZMA, GSPCB, scientists

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sagardeep Sirsaikar Vs Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others dated 23/07/2019.

PANJIM: Within a fortnight the State capital will have its own system to treat garbage and will not have to depend on the Saligao Waste Treatment Plant to treat its wet waste.

PONDA: The authorities looking into the water crisis at OPA dam are now pinning all their hopes on the expected rainfall this monsoon season as they have run out of all other emergency measures.

SALIGAO/CALANGUTE: Reeling under the growing menace of plastic waste, Aldona, Nachinola, Moira, Colvale, Camurlim and Calangute on Sunday resolved to ban the use of plastics, especially plastic bag

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