Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Non Violence Again Vs Vedanta Limited & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized use of forest land in Jharsuguda by Vedanta Limited. The Applicant states that Vedanta Ltd. formerly known as Vedanta Alumina Ltd. used 246.74 acres of forest land in Khata No. 108 illegally for its ash pond in Burrkhamunda village in Jharsuguda district without approval from the Central Govt. under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (in short, FC Act).

JHARSUGUDA: The district administration of Jharsuguda banned use of polythene carry bags below 50 microns from Sunday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sundar Naik Vs Vedanta Alumina Limited & Others dated 02/01/2017 regarding pollution caused by Vedanta Alumina Limited, Jharsuguda District, Odisha.

The report filed by the Odisha State PCB states that the ambient air quality with regard to particulate matters, Sulphur-dioxide and Nitrogen dioxide is within the prescribed standard. NGT directs Vedanta Alumina to file details about the scheme as to how the fly ash is going to be disposed of by the project proponent.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sundar Naik Vs Vedanta Alumina Limited & Others dated 07/09/2016 regarding pollution caused by Vedanta Alumina Limited, Jharsuguda District, Odisha. National Green Tribunal directs the Odisha State PCB to study ambient air quality of the village Kudaibagha, PS Badmal, Dist. Jharsuguda.

Even as heavy rain and landslides force cancellation of trains between Guwahati and Silchar

The coal-rich Belpahar town is facing acute water shortage.

The Water Initiative Odisha (WIO) has said the Super Thermal Power Plant (STPP) being set up by the National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) at Lara on the Chhattisgarh-Odisha border would

Sambalpur/Jharsuguda/BALASORE: The flood situation in Sambalpur and Jharsuguda districts remained grim even as rain stopped towards the evening on Tuesday.

New rules: Govt lifts moratorium for such clearances, to "re-assess" Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index on the basis of which 43 polluted areas in the country were being identified.

Newly appointed chief executive officer of Vedanta Resources Tom Albanese has told the company’s board and workforce that the fatality rates at its mining operations is “unacceptable”.

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