Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bidu Bhusan Harichandan & Other Vs District Collector Khurdha & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding illegal laterite stone mining at 40 different sites in the Khurdha District of Odisha to an extent of about 500 acres encompassing several villages including Tapanga, Anda and JhinkiJhari under Nijigarh Tapang Panchayat. The area involves amongst others cashew jungle, gramya jungle and gochar land. Neither Environmental Clearance nor Consent to Operate have been obtained from the respective authorities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Niranjan Pradhan & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding encroachment of 25 acres of revenue forest land by a crusher unit, Keounjhar District, Odisha.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pravesh Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 31/01/2019. NGT in an order had directed that no stone crushers be permitted to operate unless they obtain consent from the State Pollution Control Board, proper no objection certificate from the concerned authorities and have the Environmental Clearance (EC) from the competent authority. This application seeks ‘modification’ of the order to the effect that the stone crushers should be allowed to set up without EC.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matte of M/s Maruthi Building Materials Vs The Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 16/01/2019 regarding stone crushing units in the village of Nemakal in Bommanhal mandal of Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Himachal Grit Udyog & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding stone crushing units in Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lakhi Ram Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 30/11/2018 regarding illegal sand/gravel mining at Nangal Choudhary, District Mahendergarh and also for closure of screening plants/stone crushers within 1 km from the periphery of the habitation in villages in the said block. According to the applicant, the mining and felling of trees are taking place in Krishnawati River bed in Villages Datal, Dostpur and Bhedanti.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Gram Panchayat Varahiya Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 19/11/2018 regarding dust pollution due to stone crushers at village Tilora, Rausa, Tehsil Mehar, Zilla Satna at NH-7 (New Fourlane). They are located within 5 to 10 metres of the National Highway as against the requirement of 500 meters. The haze created by the operation of the stone crushers results in road accidents.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s A.G. Stone Crushing Co. Ltd. Vs. U.P. Pollution Control Board & Others dated 24/09/2018. The case relates to the location of the stone crusher of A.G. Stone Crushing on the river bed of Yamuna.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahendra Singh Vs. State of Haryana & Others dated 20/09/2018 regarding stone crushing units in village Karota District Mahendergarh, Haryana and consequential degradation of environment. It is stated that the site of the stone crushers is within 400 mts. from Aravali plantation and reserve forest of village Mukandpura and 70 mts. from an educational institutional i.e. Aravali College for Education for B.Ed., in violation of siting criteria for establishment of stone crusher.

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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