Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Punganur Consumer Protection Council Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 01/07/2019 regarding encroachment on the Cauvery River and the River banks at Mayiladuthurai.

To set up plants totalling 3,440 MW in Neyveli, Thoothukudi; draws up ambitious plan for renewable energy

More than 10,000 cases, 75 fever deaths reported; awareness campaign in schools, colleges being held

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/S. Empee Power and Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. Vs Government of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 19/09/2016 regarding plan for a 1320 MW coal based Coastal Thermal Power Plant in 400 acres of land in Neithavasal Village, Sirkali Taluk, Nagapattinam District, State of Tamil Nadu. M/S. Empee Power and Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. has not obtained Environmental Clearance (EC) so far and has not even undertaken the public hearing.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Yes Yes Mineralas Vs The Director, IA- Division (Non Coal Mining) III, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 01/06/2016 regarding granting of mining lease to mine the minerals Garnet, Ilmenite and Zircon over an area of 8.59.5 hectares of Vanagiri Village, Sirkazhi Taluk, Nagapattinam District in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zonal Bench, Chennai) in the matter of S. Ali Hussain Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/02/2016.

Division Bench also stays in-stream mining until June 4

The Madras High Court Bench here on Wednesday restrained Public Works Department (PWD) from using machines to quarry sand from various sites in Cauvery and Kollidam rivers flowing through Karur, Tiruchi, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam districts.

Review meet takes stock of worksand water supply facilities

New Delhi: The Union environment ministry has indicted ONGC for the oil spill that was reported off the Uran coast near Mumbai in October.

After a brief lull, quarrying of river sand commenced in five places on Monday, taking the total number of re-opened sand quarries to 12.

On Wednesday last, seven quarries resumed operations. Of the 12 functioning quarries, five are on the Coleroon river (two each in Thanjavur and Nagapattinam districts and one in Ariyalur); five on the Cauvery (four in Karur and one in Tiruchi) and two on the Gundar (both in Virudhunagar), according to officials of the Public Works Department (PWD).

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