Nagpur: Taking serious note about prevalence of fluorosis in most parts of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Western Maharashtra, the Pune-bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the collectors

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Asim Sarode & Others Vs District Collector Nanded & Others dated 11/01/2016 regarding environmental concern faced by residents of more than 12 districts in the State of Maharashtra due to contaminated ground water in terms of increased level of fluorides and supply thereof.

Draft notification declaring eco-sensitive zone around Nagazira Wild life Sanctuary, New Nagazira Wild life Sanctuary, Koka Wild life Sanctuary, Navegaon Wildlife Sanctuary and Navegaon National Park

The Narendra Modi-led government may have launched its ambitious Swacch Bharat Abhiyan which has the elimination of open defecation as one of its objectives, but in an indication of the tough task

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri. Dnyaneshwar s/o Kisanji Gadhve Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 14/03/2014 regarding mining of sand beds of Nagpur & Bhandra districts and Environment Clearance for mining projects in these areas.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/judgment/6_2014(App)(WZ)_14Mar2014_final_order.pdf

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shobha Phadanvis Vs State of Maharashtra Ors. dated 13/01/2014. M/s. Adani Power Maharashtra Ltd. intends to establish its power generation plant 3 x 660 MW capacity at Tiroda, Tq. Tiroda, District : Gondia. For the purpose of evacuation of Power generated at the Power Station at Tiroda, the Applicant Company also applied for transmission licence in accordance with Section 14 of the Electricity Act 2003 which has been granted by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission on 6-7-2009.

NAGPUR: National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has notified Navegaon-Nagzira as fifth tiger reserve of the state and 46th of the country.

The forest department will send fresh proposals to the state government for planning two more tiger reserves to boost the population of big cats in the state.

Maharashtra, which currently has four tiger reserves in Melghat, Pench, Tadoba-Andhari and Sahyadri, is among the few states directed by the NTCA to send proposals for new reserves to ensure a strong breeding population and growth of the big cat.

Maharashtra govt has granted Prospecting Licence to the company for 11 blocks spread over 597 hectares

State-run manganese ore producer MOIL Ltd today said the Prospecting Licence for 11 blocks in Maharashtra that it has received from the state government would go a long way in augmenting the production of precious manganese ore in the country in coming years.

Maharashtra Government on Wednesday decided to set aside Rs 470 crore for a micro-irrigation scheme, to be implemented from this year.

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