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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.

According to a recent report, mining companies currently have claims on 11 percent of all intact rainforests left in the world, meaning 590,000 square kilometers (227,800 square miles) of prist

Ore consumers say price cut not enough; Pellet capacities are making losses

Chinese police have launched a violent tear-gas assault on Tibetan villagers in Qinghai's Yulshul prefecture, ending a two-month protest against suspected mining operations on local mountains, acco

Kokoyah District, Bong County – Beatrice Tarr, 38, began experiencing skin itching moments after she bathed in Sein Creek, a major water source for residents in Saywehta Town.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/07/2018 regarding illegal mining in Rohtas region of Bihar.

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