Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hindalco Industries Limited Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/01/2019 regarding bauxite ore mining units of Hindalco near Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Cane farmers in Maharashtra continue to wait for payments from millers as the state’s fair and remunerative price (FRP) arrear position remains a concern with dues piling up to Rs 5,326.36 crore.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2018 regarding grant of mining lease to M/S Putambekar Minerals, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/10/2018 regarding bauxite mining near Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Kolhapur: The menace of dengue still seems to be far from under control as 232 cases were reported in the month of September, of which 158 were from the city and 74 were from rural areas.

A green ministry panel is going to do a field inspection to assess the impact of a proposed road from Kolhapur to Sindhudurg on ecologically sensitive areas of the Western Ghats and the Radhanagari

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/04/2018 This is an application filed by M/s. Puntambekar Minerals for the purpose of mining bauxite near the Radhanagri sanctuary. The Court notes that the matter has been pending for a long time before being taken up by the Standing Committee of the National Board of Wildlife. NBW had asked the Government of Maharashtra to initiate action against mining units which are operating without obtaining approval from the National Board of Wildlife.

KOLHAPUR: Nestled in the Western Ghats, Kolhapur boasts of rich flora and fauna in its national parks and reserve forest areas.

Kolhapur: The district forest department will review the mining activities in the district in the next few days.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Anwar Jamadar Vs Collector, Kolhapur & Others dated 21/03/2017 regarding illegal sand mining carried out without Environment Clearance and use of suction pumps at Survey Nos.138, 267 of village Gourwad, Taluk Shirol, District Kolhapur, Maharashtra. According to Vijay Buran, Mining Inspector, the Additional Collector, Kolhapur had issued permissions for use of suction pump for sand excavation and NGT directs production of such permissions granted before the Court.

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