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Judgement of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Elko Properties And Developers Private Limited Vs The District Geologist, Department of Mining And Geology, Thrissur District & Others dated 04/04/2018 regarding refusal on the part of Department of Mining and Geology to accept the application of the Elko Properties for issuance of transit passes, so as to extract ordinary earth for building purposes citing the necessity of an environmental clearance certificate.

Order of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Shameer Vs State of Kerala dated 03/04/2018. The case has been filed under Sections 20 & 23 of the Kerala Protection of River Banks and Regulation of Removal of Sand Act, 2001. The petitioner was found transporting stolen river sand without any permit or pass.

The District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) in the State have collected Rs 4,075 crore in the last three years, while only Rs 389 crore was spent over the period.

In what could be viewed as a major and persistent crackdown on illegal mining activities, the forest department seized a total of more than 800 vehicles and recovered Rs 3.46 crore compounding amou

“National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), has been credited for the lowest cost producer of alumina in the world and recently it has set a record in bauxite mining,” said CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chan

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs disputed the charge that a Chinese mining company operating in Mozambique has violated environmental laws and harmed the lives of villagers in Nagonha, a coastal town east of Nampula City near the Haiyu corporation’s operations.

Alwar: A deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Dholpur district had a close shave when suspects involved in illegal sand mining fired at his patrolling vehicle and pelted stones at him on the in

Quoting the figures of Commissioner of Geology & Mining, the CAG states that the number of cases of illegal mining detected in Gujarat has increased every year, from 3,760 in 2011-12 to 7,622 i

GUWAHATI: The Meghalaya government will soon set up a group of ministers to examine the four-year-old ban by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on rat-hole coal mining, which was the source of livelihoo

Across the world, poor communities bear a disproportionate burden of the environmental cost of development. Harmful projects such as polluting industrial units, municipal disposal sites or mining projects are usually situated close to poor neighbourhoods.

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