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Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/07/2018 regarding mining in Aravalli in the State of Rajasthan. Report filed by CEC recommends payment of an amount of Rs.30 lakhs from out of the Ad-hoc CAMPA towards payment to the Forest Survey of India, Dehradun for the cost of mapping of the Aravalli Hills and production of digital maps.

Indonesia’s parliament has asked the government to recalculate damage to the environment from the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by the local unit of Freeport McMoRan Inc, the environment mini

The population of critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoises has continued to decline in recent years despite intensive conservation efforts, China’s agriculture ministry said following a surv

More than 200 environmental activists were killed last year for opposing large-scale agricultural and mining projects, a global rights watchdog said on July 24.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Brij Mohan Yadav Vs. Union of India & Others dated 24/07/2018 regarding illegal mining in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/07/2018 regarding violation of environmenal and forest clearances and resultant compensation. The report submitted by CEC dated 17/01/2018 states that the compensation assessed in terms of the judgment and order passed by the Supreme Court works out to Rs.17417.99 crores for violation of the environmental clearance and an amount of Rs.1756.39 crores for violation of the forest clearance.

The government's green panel has disapproved amendments to the environment clearance sought by Bharat Coking Coal for its Jharia Coalfields in Jharkhand due to the absence of forest clearance, as p

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mussadiq Hassan Kadri Vs. State of Maharashtra & Others dated 20/07/2018 regarding dredging of sand with the help of mechanized dredging from the coastal stretch, sea bed, creek and other areas in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification in Maharashtra.

The issue is similar to a dispute between Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Reliance Industries over the latter drawing gas from the state-run company's block

Eighteen suspected illegal miners; fourteen Ghanaians and four Chinese nationals, have been arrested by personnel of Operation Vanguard in the Western and Ashanti Regions.

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