Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Damodar Valley Corporation Vs Jharkhand Pollution Control Board dated 03/03/2021. Damodar Valley Corporation (appellant) has filed an appeal in the NGT against the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board order May 7, 2020 to submit the balance amount of environmental compensation of INR 48,08,000.00/- for the discharge of furnace oil by the unit into Damodar river October 15, 2019. An interim compensation of Rs. 1 crore was paid by the Damodar Valley Corporation.

Order of the National Green Tribunl in the matter of Residents of Pichhari Panchayat, District Bokaro Vs State of Jharkhand dated 17/09/2019 encroachment and pollution of Damodar River by Management of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) at District Bokaro, Jharkhand. It was also alleged that illegal mining was taking place and several trees have been cut which has resulted in diversion of the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashish Pal, National Coal Organisation (Govt. of India) Employees's Association Vs State of Jharkhand dated 16/04/2019 regarding operation of stone crusher in village Mauja Tantri, District Bokaro, Jharkhand against the illegal siting criteria and also illegal mining.

Bokaro: A team of state forest department officials, headed by divisional forest officer (DFO) Rajender Naidu, on Saturday busted around 12 illegal stone mines and two crushers operational in a Mao

The coal mining proposals belonged to south eastern coalfields, Madhya Pradesh, eastern coalfields in Godda district, Jharkhand and to central coalfields in Bokaro.

The district administration is taking strict measures to curb illegal sand mining in the Maoist-hit Bermo area.

The corporate social responsibility department of Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) has initiated a plantation drive to promote green cover in its surroundings.

Forest fire is one major reason behind the depleting forest cover in the state, claims environmentalist and forest activist. And such fires are frequent with the onset of summer.

A central plan for piped water supply through dual solar powered pumps will cover six panchayats in Saranda, with Union minister Jairam Ramesh closely monitoring progress to effect a promised turna

Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan has rejected the steel ministry's charge that her department was delaying mining clearances that could potentially lead to law and order issu