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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kirti Vardhan Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 16/05/2017 illegal and unauthorised mining particularly, mechanical mining being carried on in village Kalyanpur, Pargana Nawabganj, Tehsil Tarabganj, District Gonda. From the status reports and affidavits that have been filed NGT notes that it is evident that illegal mining of minor minerals has been carried on mechanically and also through suction pumps put into the water body quite near to the railway track.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Baljeet Singh Vs. UOI & Ors. dated 16/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining along Neugal river, Palampur District, Himachal Pradesh.

NGT directs the miners whose tractors have been impounded to pay environmental compensation of Rs. 7,500 each which would be paid to the Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board and also file an undertaking before the Tribunal, the Pollution Control Board and the Police Authority that they would not use the tractors for carrying on illegal mining activity and transportation of such material.

The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal, in a case relating to sand mining in the Palar riverbed, has expressed satisfaction with steps taken by the State government, as well as the Stat

PANJIM: While iron ore mining activities in Sonshi village in Sattari will remain at a halt for some more time, Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB), in a bid to avert dust pollution around mi

Shivakumar Swami of Nandiveri Mutt at Kappatagudda Hills in Gadag district has criticized the state government for declaring only 17,000 hectares of total 33,000 hectares of Kappatagudda as reserve

HARIDWAR: After a hiatus of about five years following the banning of mining in the Ganga by the Uttarakhand high court and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Haridwar (rural) MLA Yatishwa

Over 9,303 cases of illegal mining were detected and fine worth Rs 4.01 crore recovered in connection with illegal mining activity in the state in the recent past.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of V. Krishnamurthy Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 12/05/2017 regarding quarrying activities in Mangalam Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. The Applicant has alleged that due to blasting of stones by explosives, large quantity of stones fall on the Applicant’s property, endangering the life of dwellers, apart from affecting trees.

Kodingamali mine was earlier alloted to an Aditya Birla co but mining failed due to local protests

For more than half-a-year the entire Ngwaabe Village was banned from protesting