Salt producers in the Greater Accra Region are up in arms against encroachers they accuse of destroying wetlands and making salt production difficult.

NEW DELHI: High intake of sodium — a key component of the common salt we consume daily — causes hypertension and a host of diseases associated with it.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Gujarat & Others Vs Shree Ratnakar Enterprise dated 19/01/2016 regarding demand for the allotment of 1500 acres out of Survey No.141 of Village Mundra, Taluka Mundra, District Kutch for the purposes of manufacturing salt by Shree Ratnakar Enterprise.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Conservation Action Trust Vs Union of India & Ors dated 17/10/2015 regarding gradual destruction of mangroves for non-forest use along the coastline of State of Gujarat.

The chances of work for setting up a soluble salt mining project at Darang in Mandi district have brightened with Hindustan Salt Limited (HSL) finally submitting its proposal for Rs 190 crore to th

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone) in the matter of V.Periyakudi Muniyasamy Vs.The District Collector, Ramanathapuram dated 24/08/2015 regarding M/s.Chemfab Alkalis Limited from establishing salt pan in the lands purchased by the industry contending inter alia that the area concerned is an agricultural land and by the activity of salt manufacturing, the agricultural activities will come to an end and the salinity will spoil the entire agricultural operations in the area, Kadaladi Taluk, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu.

The firm yet to clear its pending dues and obtain clearances for project

Salt produced in various parts of Tuticorin is exposed to air pollution. The quality of salt is thus degraded, said A.R.A.S.

Nine out of total 26 pending projects are from Gujarat - eight of which relate to renewal of salt leases

In its next FAC meeting, one-third of the total projects to be discussed for forest clearance are from Gujarat

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