Meerut: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed five persons "involved in illegal mining" in the Saharanpur area to pay an "environmental compensation" of Rs 50 crore, "payable by each for

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurpreet Singh Bagga & Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 18/02/2016 regarding rampant illegal mining of minor minerals like sand, boulders in Saharanpur and more particularly on the river banks and river bed of river Yamuna.

The state of Bihar would not permit any mining or commercial activity in the entire area of Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary measuring 2,11,535 ha ordered the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in this 14-page judgement.

Karwar: Decks have been cleared for the controversial Hubballi-Ankola railway line, cutting across the eco-sensitive Western Ghats, with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) giving its nod to Railways

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of T.N. Godavarman Thirumalpad Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 15/02/2016 regarding protection of eco sensitive area in Western Ghats.

NGT directed the State of Karnataka to ensure that a notification in relation to the declaration of forest/deemed forest area should be processed and notified within three months from today. Not only the notification, steps should be taken by the State Government for physical demarcation of such areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of T.N. Godavarman Thirumalpad Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 10/02/2016 regarding conversion of forest land to a non-forest activity that is construction of new Hubli Ankoka Broad Gauge Railway Line for which total land of 965 hectares falling in Dharwd Forest Division and Yellapur and Karwa Forest Divisions in the State of Karnataka is required. The Hubli-Ankola rail line project is a 50:50 joint venture between the railway ministry and Karnataka Rail Infrastructure Development Enterprise (KRIDE).

SHILLONG: The High Court of Meghalaya has allowed traditional excavation and transportation of limestone and sandstone in the State.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken strong exception to Uttar Pradesh government’s non-compliance of the Supreme Court order directing eviction of residents from colonies of Kalagarh, which

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S. Ferro Alloys Corporation Ltd. Vs State of Orissa & Others dated 12/01/2016 regarding chromite mining inside Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Kendujhar, Odisha.

No action even eight months after submission of report, it says