Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Palwal Jithender Reddy Vs. Union of India & Others dated 08/01/2018 regarding operation of coal mines in Lodna area of Joyrampur Colliery near Dhanbad in the State of Jharkhand without any environmental clearance.

NGT finds that substantial question relating to environment is involved in the present case that requires determination.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Tata Steel Ltd. Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/03/2015 regarding royalty chargeable [in accordance with Section 9 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (the MMDR Act)] on the quantity of coal extracted at the pit-head.

Judgement of the High Court of Jharkhand in the matter of Tata Steel Limited Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 12/03/2014 regarding the validity of Rules 64B and 64C of the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960 inserted by the Central Government, Ministry of Mines and the petitioner also challenges the demand of royalty raised by the State of Jharkhand on the “processed coal”(washed coal).

Original Source: http://jhr.nic.in/hcjudge/data/50-2995-2008-12032014.pdf

Letter to M/s Bharat Coking Coal Ltd. from Ministry of Environment & Forests regarding environmental clearance of Cluster XV (4 UG mines with a normative production of 0.325 MTPA with a peak prod. of 0.423 MTPA in a combined ML area of 1696.55 ha) of M/s Bharat Coking Coal Ltd located in Jharia coalfields, Dist.

The mine, closed for years, was reopened six months back, says a minerd

A coal miner was killed when a portion of the Bharat Coking Coal Limited’s underground coal mine collapsed in Nirsa, Dhanbad on Monday. Three mine workers remained trapped inside the mine at Basantimata colliery till late Monday evening.

Dhanbad tables Rs 9.5-crore proposal before chief wildlife warden for safe habitat in Tundi block

Spot picture of vehicle on pollution paper mandatory

The next time you seek emission clearance for your car, make sure it is present on all four wheels at a testing centre.

State’s share of subsidised foodgrains will increase by 68 per cent; Centre will bear an additional subsidy of Rs.595 crore

Fourteen-year-old Raju plays marbles with his friends on a roadside at Jharia in this coal mining city while trucks travel past them showering fly ash being carried uncovered, exposing them to poll

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