Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ajay Rajak Vs Ministry of Coal & Others dated 04/07/2023.

The matter is related to illegal coal mines in Alakdiha, district Dhanbad, Jharkhand which belong to Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), Lodna area under Coal India Limited.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Sharma Vs State of Jharkhand, 22/11/2022.

The steps taken by Bharat Coking Coal Limited for air pollution control at Bhagmara, Jharkhand is inadequate and the project proponent is liable to pay an environmental compensation of Rs. 75,93,750 directed the NGT, November 22.

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines informed the Rajya Sabha that the government has approved a Master Plan to be implemented within ten years and two years for pre-implementation activities for the rehabilitation of the people affected by the underground fire and land subsidence in the Jharia Coal area of Jharkhand.

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