Order of the National in the matter of Manohar Manapure Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 09/01/2019 regarding illegal sand mining taking place near Kanhan river in Village Lodhikheda, Tehsil Sausar, District Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh.

BHOPAL: A decomposed carcass of an adult tiger was found in Gumtara range of the Pench Tiger Reserve in Seoni district, Madhya Pradesh on Sunday during a routine patrolling by forest officials.

Fifty-three cases of tiger poaching and 160 cases of killing of leopard are being tried in various courts in Madhya Pradesh, some for over four decades.

A case of tiger death registered on May 17, 1975 in Kanha National Park in Mandla district is still pending decision in the court. Another case of tiger death registered on September 25, 1979 in Balaghat district is also under the legal process.

Letter to M/s Western Coal Field from Ministry of Environment & Forests regarding environmental clearance of Bhakra UGP (0.27 MTPA in 183.731 ha in non-forest area) of M/s WCL, located in Chindwara Dist., M.P. (EC based on TOR granted on 20.03.2009) dated 03 January, 2014.

Read text of National Green Tribunal order in the matter of Ramakant Mishra & Ors Vs. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Chhindwara & Ors dated 17/12/2013 regarding raising the construction of the Mobile Antenna Tower at Chhindwara.

BHOPAL: A village panchayat in Chhindwara district has challenged Union environment ministry over its letter to National Biodiversity Board (NBA) wherein it refused to treat coal as a bio-resource.

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said EC granted to its project raises substantial questions relating to environment

The National Green Tribunal today dismissed the appeal of Adani-Pench Power Ltd for review of its verdict rejecting the company's contention that a challenge to the environment clearance granted to its thermal power project in Madhya Pradesh was time barred.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramakant Mishra & Ors Vs. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Chhindwara & Ors dated 23/10/2013 regarding location of the mobile phone towers.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/31-2013(CZ)(OA)_23Oct2013.pdf

MoEF, National Biodiversity Authority given more time on coal.

By suggesting that even coal extraction falls within provisions of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and its specifi c provision of access and benefi t-sharing, the Madhya Pradesh State Biodiversity Board has raised important questions relating to the interpretation of the law. While the principle of profit sharing from commercial use of biological sources is justifi able, the authors argue that the principle of the conservation ethic should not be lost.

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