Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Mehdad & Others Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 10/08/2017 regarding high tide line demarcation in relation to coastal area for the entire country.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pushp Saini Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding environmental flow of the rivers which should be permitted despite hydro projects. Counsel appearing for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change submits that the Ministry has already completed river basin study of 6 river basins i.e.
The Supreme Court on 2 Aug 2017, imposed a 100% penalty on illegal mining on account of lack of forest and environment clearances, mining outside lease/permitted area and for encroachment beyond the mining area in Odisha. The 100% penalty will be levied on the miners’ total value of illegal extracts over the years. Read full text of this 114-page verdict