Brief summary of the arguments on behalf of the appellant - Laxmi Chouhan dated August 7, 2020.

An application was filed before the NGT challenging the Environmental Clearance (EC) dated February 20, 2018 granted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to the South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. for the expansion of Dipka Open Cast Coal Mines from 31 to 35 MTPA in Chhattisgarh.

Preliminary affidavit on behalf of Oil India Limited in the matter of Bonani Kakkar Vs Oil India Limited & Others dated 27/07/2020.

The matter related to blowout at well No. 5 in OIL India's Baghjan field, Assam in June 2020. After the incident of blowout, several bunds were constructed around the area of the blowout to arrest the spilled oil flowing to the nearby water bodies. The oil arrested inside the bundhs were picked up by manual efforts in drums and transferred to EPS-Baghjan. Turbo pumps driven by water jets were also used for lifting spilled oil.

Updated action taken report of Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (DSIIDC) of July 7, 2020 regarding steps taken after May 4, 2020 with respect to setting up of treatment, storage and disposal facility (TSDF) for hazardous waste at Bawana, Delhi by DSIIDC in the matter of All India Lokadhikar Sangathan Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. Sreedhar Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/05/2020. The appeal was directed against an amended Environmental Clearance (EC) dated 03.09.2019 granted to M/s. Adani Power (Jharkhand) Ltd., (Project Proponent) by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), permitting withdrawl of water from the river Ganga for the proposed thermal power project at Godda, Jharkhand to be set up by Adani.

After receiving numerous representations for extending the notice period of the draft Environment Impact Assessment notification 2020, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Thursday announced that the notice period has been extended to June 30.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. K. Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/05/2020 regarding large number of major structures in the State of Jharkhand which have not undergone the EIA process, appear to have been substantiated.

The report highlights the outcome of in-depth user research into industry challenges and opportunities for transformation, as well as the development of seven concepts which hope to deliver a digital and data-led future for EIA.

As per the extant provisions of the CRZ Notification, 2011, exploration and extraction of oil and natural gas and all associated activities and facilities thereto in the CRZ areas requires prior CRZ clearance from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

Compliance of direction issued by the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 208/2019 in the matter of Sandeep Kumar Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradeesh & Others vide order dated January 15, 2020. The matter relates to illegal sand mining in rivers Kane, Yamuna, Bangey in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kandla Juth Machimar Sahkari Mandal Ltd. Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/01/2020 regarding violation of the condition of the Environmental Clearance (EC) pertaining to work of laying of pipeline in Nakti Creek, Gulf of Kutch.

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