Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Victor Fernandes Vs Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority dated 19/10/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jayashri Rajebhosale Vs State of Goa & Others dated 12/10/2020. The present case relates to the illegal mining of laterite stone extraction in Goa.

The state authorities had proposed environmental compensation of Rs. 25,000, saying that there was no parameter for calculation of environmental compensation in the laterite stone extraction matter.

Affidavit-in-reply by the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) in the matter of Dattaprasad Prabhu Goankar Vs Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others.

The application was filed by Dattaprasad Prabhu Goankar on the following grounds:

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mehdad & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 28/09/2020. This application was filed by the state of Goa seeking extension of time for finalizing Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP). The matter was getting delayed for a long time. The NGT said that repeated extensions were given earlier.

The court was informed that the delay was due to National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kashinath Shetye & Others Vs Chief Secretary State of Goa & Others dated 24/09/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bainguinim Citizens Forum Vs Goa Waste Management Corporation & Others dated 24/09/2020. The Appeal has been preferred against environmental clearance (EC) granted in favour of Goa Waste Management Corporation on January 6, 2020 for proposed establishment of 250 TPD Solid Waste Management Facility at Bainguinim Taluka, North Goa. It was said that the project site was against the siting criteria laid down under the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

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.

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