Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Thomas Nongtdu & Others. Vs. State of Meghalaya & Others dated 21/07/2016 regarding illegal coal mining, Meghalaya. Counsel appearing for the State of Meghalaya has filed a Status Report which mentions that there is 30,12,309 metric ton of coal lying in open for which the royalty has not been obtained.

Tribunal directs the State of Meghalaya to file an affidavit placing the complete methodology on record as to how they propose to deal with the disposal of the coal vested in the State.

An indirect fallout of the ban on coal mining in Meghalaya by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is the near closure of the Cachar Paper Mill (CPM) in Panchgram, Assam.

SHILLONG, The Langrin Youth Welfare Association (LYWA) on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to KHADC CEM PN Syiem opposing uranium mining in the state.

Tender floated for construction of open pit mine, processing plant in South West Khasi Hills

SHILLONG: The KHADC along with the Hima Nongstoin Land Owners’ Coal Traders’ & Producer’s Association will approach Supreme Court with regard to the NGT ban on coal mining in the state.

A petition has been filed in the Apex Court against the NGT ban on coal mining in Meghalaya following which a notice was served to All Dimasa Students’ Union by the Court on Thursday.

Achik Youth Council (AYC), of Garo Hills, has thanked the Meghalaya Government for its initiative of testing bread and bakery products to check for the presence of cancer-causing chemicals.

SHILLONG: The State government has sent samples of breads collected from bakeries in various districts of the State to the Assam Public Health Laboratory in Guwahati to check the presence of any ha

Breads samples from Meghalaya have been sent to the Assam Public Health Laboratory and the results are awaited if these contain any carcinogenic compounds.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture has lauded the Meghalaya government for initiating organic farming in all the blocks of the State.

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