Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Savita Kumari Vs State of Jharkhand dated 10/06/2020.

The matter related to illegal obstruction of natural flow and characteristics of Jhinjharia stream with its outfall into the Dhobia talab, a lake in Hazaribagh, District Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. It was alleged that the stream which is of about 5 km in length and 30 feet in width was on the verge of extinction due to unauthorized and illegal constructions. The Dhobia talab which was originally 12 acres in size had now shrunk to only 5 to 6 acres.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajeshwar Prasad Raja, Ex. President, Koyala Khadan Sangharsh Samiti Labour Union, Badkagaon, Hazaribagh Vs State of Jharkhand dated 03/05/2019 regarding pollution caused by NTPC in villages Badakagaon, Keridari, Baanka (Katakamdag), Katakamsaandi, Hajaribagh Shahar, District Hajaribagh, Jharkhand, by not properly handling the coal and adversely affecting the health of the inhabitants.

Ranchi: The imbroglio in mining coal from Barkagaon coal mines of NTPC in Hazaribag is likely to continue as talks between NTPC officials and chief minister Raghubar Das here on Wednesday remained

About 30,000 villagers in Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand may lose their land if the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) goes ahead with its plans to acquire nearly 17,000 acres for its coal

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.

Chief Minister Hemant Soren, in view of the complaints of coal smuggling and illegal mining, ordered to execute a work plan within a week to curb it.

The Centre will consider next month Tata Steel's request seeking environment clearance to its coal mine expansion project in Jharkhand.

Wildlife in the forests of Chandwa and Balumath in Palamu division's Latehar district will be severely affected by mining in the North Karanpura Coal Block (NKCB), said D S Srivastava, a member of

The population of spotted deer (cheetal) in the Hazaribag National Park has gone up to 75 from 35 a few years ago.

Forest fire is one major reason behind the depleting forest cover in the state, claims environmentalist and forest activist. And such fires are frequent with the onset of summer.

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