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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sunil Acharya & Others Vs. Sanjay Bakliyal & Ors. regarding carrying out mining operations of minor minerals without obtaining Environment Clearance, 02/09/2014. Counsel appearing for MoEF submit that MoEF cannot support the States which take a view that the minor minerals activity other than river bed sand mining in an area of less than 5 hectares can be permitted without obtaining Environmental Clearance in accordance with law.