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Affidavit filed by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) regarding compensation to be paid by the Damodar Valley Corporation, district Purulia, West Bengal for violating environmental norms by the discharge of wastewater from the industry resulting in damages to agricultural land.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench), Kolkata in the matter of Anand Kumr Jha Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/12/2021.

The matter related to grant of Environmental Clearance, April 28, 2020 given to to Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), for Tubed Coalmine Project of 6 MTPA in the District of Latihar, Jharkhand. The contention of the appellant is that the said mining block is located in an area of 460 ha.

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.