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Divisional Forest Officer (Rural), district Shimla, Himachal Pradesh in its report to the National Green Tribunal (NGT), September 15, 2022 said that the land of Gurdayal Singh, village Kothi, tehsil Sunni, district Shimla suffering from the effects of unscientific mining and quarrying has been restored.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aman Chaudhary Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/09/2022.

The Director, Directorate of Geology and Mining, Uttar Pradesh was granted one week's time by the NGT to file reply on the complaint of illegal sand mining in Kanpur and Unnao.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ghanashyam Rout Vs State of Odisha & Others.

Vedanta's prospecting licence area is located far from Barnawapara sanctuary, Mahasamund district, Chhattisgarh and its eco-sensitive zone boundary. The ecology of the area will not be disturbed and Vedanta in its report to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) assured that the company will not cause any environmental and forest degradation.

Vedanta Ltd. has taken forest clearance (State 1 and 2) for prospecting and exploration activity and not for any mining activity with respect to 'Baghmara Gold Composite Licence- Division no 254' comprising 144.6 hectare.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of ACC Limited Vs State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Madhya Pradesh dated 08/09/2022.

The State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Madhya Pradesh December 19, 2021 passed an order to revoke the environment clearance granted to Badari limestone mine (5.82 hectare), village Badari Vijayraghogarh, District Katni run by ACC Limited. The order was passed for the failure on the part of ACC Limited in filing six monthly reports on time.

Report of Geology and Mining Department, Jammu & Kashmir in Appeal No. 24 of 2022 in the matter of Raja Muzaffar Bhat Vs State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, J&K & Others).

The NGT, August 12, 2022 after observing that no replenishment study was conducted for the minor mineral blocks (reserved and allotted for mining river bed minerals) in Shalliganga nalla of district Budgam have restrained the mining activity from the said minor mineral blocks.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subrata Bhattacharya Vs Directorate of Mines and Minerals & Others dated 06/09/2022.

Action taken report of the Chief Secretary, Haryana in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order, July 20, 2021.

The matter related to allegations of illegal mining in forest area (non-minable area) in Dadam mines hills, village Dadam. Illegal abstraction of groundwater in Dadam mining area. Unscientific mining in the mining area by the project proponent (M/s Govardhan Mine and Minerals).

State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), West Bengal in its affidavit, has stated that stone crushing activity has not been included in the Schedule appended to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006, neither is there any provision in the ‘PARIVESH Portal’ of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, for making such applications by the project proponents.

The allegation in the Original Application is that Marco Franesco Shoes Pvt. Ltd. was awarded a contract for sand mining in mouza Gopalpur, district Bankura covering an area of about 12.10 acres on the river bed of Damodar. It was stated in the application that Marco Franesco Shoes was carrying on the mining operations without having a valid environmental clearance or even without a consent to operate.

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