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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In Re: News item published on 27.07.2020 in “Times of India” titled “Forest guard mowed down by ‘mining mafia’ in Sariska” dated 10/08/2020.

Proceedings in this matter have been initiated based on media report1 dated 27.07.2020 under the heading “Forest guard mowed down by ‘mining mafia’ in Sariska” to the effect that “a forest home guard was mowed down by a tractor belonging to suspected mining mafia inside Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) on Sunday after he attempted to stop them along with his colleague.

Compliance report of National Green Tribunal order of January 07, 2020 by the state government of Jharkhand. The issue for consideration was the steps for restitution of the area which was earlier under the RORO asbestos mines, Chaibasa, West Singhbhum district. Lease for such mines was given in favour of Hyderabad Asbestos Cement Product Limited (HACPL). The mines stopped working in the year 1983. However, safety measures for restitution of the mines to mitigate adverse environmental and health impact in the area were not taken.

Brief summary of the arguments on behalf of the appellant - Laxmi Chouhan dated August 7, 2020.

An application was filed before the NGT challenging the Environmental Clearance (EC) dated February 20, 2018 granted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to the South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. for the expansion of Dipka Open Cast Coal Mines from 31 to 35 MTPA in Chhattisgarh.

Status report by the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB) in the matter of Daulat Singh Vs State of Rajasthan & Others.

The Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (the Standard) launched on 05 August, 2020, establishes the first global standard on tailings management that can be applied to existing and future tailings facilities, wherever they are and whoever operates them.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Kumar Dwedi Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 05/08/2020. A report was sought from the Divisional Forest Officer, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh, with reference to the allegation of illegal sand mining in forest land in Village Hamirpur, adversely affecting the environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhash Kushwaha, President, Machhali Palan Sahkari Samiti Maryadit Banouli Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 05/08/2020 against unscientific disposal of fly ash by M/s Gorbi Project in the coal mines of the NTPC, Vindhya Nagar, District Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, affecting the fishing society of the inhabitants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajkumar, Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat Bhajpura No. 2, District Katni & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 05/08/2020.

Coal directory of India provides coal and lignite statistics spreading over eleven sectlons covering some general economy data, brief history of coal sector in India, present status, reserve, production, dispatches, pit head closing stock, price, export and import, trends of coal consumption in power, steel and cement production, captive coal an

A record 212 people who defend our land and environment were killed last year, reports Global Witness - an international NGO dedicated to preventing extractive industries from infringing on human rights. This is an average of more than four people a week.