The Odisha High Court has asked the Collectors of three districts to stop all stone quarrying and mining activities in biodiversity zones and cancel the leases granted to individuals in such areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tiger Protection Group V/s. UOI & Ors. dated 09/10/2014 regarding illegal sand mining going on
especially in State of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. It is also mentioned that by virtue of large scale mining activities in these States, the two species of Gharial and red crowned turtle are likely to become extinct and that will be against the environmental concept as well as the concept of biodiversity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Radharani Vajpayee Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 23/09/2014 regarding illegal mining lease holders and crushing units in Village Shankargarh, Palnagar, Rajoda and Dewas Junior of District Dewas, Madhya Pradesh.

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The National Green Tribunal's (NGT) western India bench in Pune on Tuesday asked the Kolhapur municipal corporation (KMC) to seek authorization from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) a

The state government on Monday offered a major relief to the 3 lakh residents of Prithviraj Nagar, revising the regularization plan for the colony, which included reduction of development and allot

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand government's special mining vigilance force (SMVF), constituted last December, has come down hard on illegal mining in the state's ecologically sensitive zones.

Renjala Grama Hitharakshana Samiti staged a protest against the stone crusher unit that has been functioning since four years in the village here.

To study the issue of rehabilitation of the affected persons due to stone quarrying, the State Government has constituted a committee.

Residents of Kankaria gram panchayat in Dhenkanal district have alleged that illegal mining has been going on in over 30 acres of Government land at Kantamalia and Chotatentuli villages under Gondi

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Shamsher Singh Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 15/05/2014 regarding stone crushing within a distance less than 1 km. from protected forest area, Haryana.