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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Syed Arshad Nasar Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/05/2019 regarding illegal stone mining and stone crusher units in Rajmahal Hills, Sahebganj District, Jharkhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anwar Hussain Ansari, Jhamumo Alpsankhayak Morcha Vs State of Jharkhand dated 03/05/2019 regarding pollution of the ground water by M/s Aditya Birla Chemicals, Rehla, District Palaamu on account of fly ash produced by industrial process. It was also alleged that groundwater was being used for making caustic soda and thereafter toxic effluents were being discharged without safeguards affecting the public health in Palaamu District.

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashish Pal, National Coal Organisation (Govt. of India) Employees's Association Vs State of Jharkhand dated 16/04/2019 regarding operation of stone crusher in village Mauja Tantri, District Bokaro, Jharkhand against the illegal siting criteria and also illegal mining.

The government had also acceded to the merging of leases in Zone I and Zone II mining as defined in the Saradha mining plan released last year for the purpose of creating one common mining plan.

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