Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Dr. Sarva Bhoum Bagali dated 30/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining in the middle river Bhima, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Old Cross Fishing Canoe Owners Co-op Society Ltd. & Others Vs Mormugao Port Trust & Others dated 02/09/2016 regarding Environmental Clearance (EC), dated 9th February, 2016, granted for the capital dredging activity to Mormugoa Port Trust for deepening and dredging of existing navigational channel at Vasco-da-Gama, Mormugao, Goa.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Chinnapaiyan Vs Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 26/08/2016 regarding dredging, quarrying, mining and transporting of minerals in any manner from Veppampatti Lake near Sarabanga River, Salem District, Tamil Nadu without obtaining prior Environmental Clearance. Application dismissed by the National Green Tribunal.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Octavia Albuquerque & Others Vs Ministry of Agriculture & Others dated 04/05/2016 regarding Mangalore Fisheries Harbour III Stage Expansion. NGT directs that the creek will not be blocked and instead it will be well defined by providing boundaries such as riveting the edges of banks and the basin will be dredged from the existing level of 0 to -1 meter up to -3 meters so that the sailing vessels as well as fishing boats can have a smooth navigation.

Coral reefs on remote islands and atolls are less exposed to direct human stressors but are becoming increasingly vulnerable because of their development for geopolitical and military purposes. Here we document dredging and filling activities by countries in the South China Sea, where building new islands and channels on atolls is leading to considerable losses of, and perhaps irreversible damages to, unique coral reef ecosystems.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Old Cross Fishing Canoe Owners Co-op Society Ltd & Others Vs. Mormugao Port Trust through its Chairman & Others dated 22/02/2016 regarding dredging of Baina Bay, Vasco da Gama, Goa.

NGT is informed that Environment Clearance dated 9th February, 2016 has been granted in favour of Mormugao Port Trust for deepening the existing navigation channel by means of dredging in Baina Bay, Vasco da Gama, Goa.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zonal Bench, Pune) in the matter of Vanashakti & Others Vs The State of Maharashtra & Ors. dated 19/02/2016 regarding the broadening and deepening the mouth of the Kiranpani section of the Terekhol creek, Maharashtra.

NGT directs the State of Goa to be made a party-Respondent to the present Application as a small portion of mouth of creek within the State of Goa.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Mohammed Anabagilu Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 04/11/2015 regarding dredging activities taking place in Arikadi and Shiriya Kadavus under the jurisdiction of Kasargod Port and also illegal sand mining in these areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Chinnapaiyan, Edappadi Taluk,Vs.Member Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board, Chennai dated 04/09/2015 regarding illegal dredging / quarrying of Veppampatti lake having an extent of 350 acres of land (approximately 120 hectares) from which water overflows through channels into the Sarabanga river.

The Uttarakhand Government has decided that the State Cabinet will pass a proposal for green felling of pine trees in the mountainous regions of Uttarakhand and then approach the Supreme Court with

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