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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Readiness for Empowerment through Legitimate Action (RELA) & Others Vs State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 24/08/2020. The issue for consideration was whether what was termed as ‘dredging’in Godavari -Krishna river beds and its tributaries in the State of Telangana by the state authorities was illegal mining, as alleged by the applicant.

Order of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh at Amaravathi in the matter of WP (PIL) No 112 of 2020 and WP (PIL) No 117 of 2020 dated 22/05/2020. The matter related to leakage of poisonous gas from LG Polymers factory at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Orissa Vs State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding environmental clearance for Polavaram Project.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Orissa Vs State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 29/11/2018 regarding Polavaram Project.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganta Shivarama Krishna Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 26/09/2018 regarding sand mining in Godavari River. It has also been prayed that sand mining being carried out, is against the provision, inter-alia Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Orissa Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 15/02/2018 regarding construction of the Polavaram project (known as Indira Sagar Project) on the river Godavari at Polavaram.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Kasala Malla Reddy and Others VS State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 24/10/2017 regarding pollution caused by the industrial units especially the pharmaceutical industries in Patancheru and Bollaram, Medak District of Telangana.

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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Kommana Lakshmi Bala Ganeswara Rao Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 05/07/2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of RELA & Others Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 07/01/2016 regarding mining of rivers beds.

All the State Governments shall ensure that there is no illegal, unauthorized and mechanized mining of the river beds contrary to/without Environmental Clearance and the consent of the Pollution Control Boards.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pandalaneni Srimannarayan & Anr. Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh & Ors. dated 16/10/2015.

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