Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding environmental clearance given to Parsa East and Kanta Besan Opencast Coal Mine, Chhattisgarh, 24/03/2014
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sudiep Shrivastava Vs. State of Chhattisgarh& Ors. dated 24/03/2014 regarding environmental clearance given to Parsa East and Kanta Besan Open cast Coal Mine (a joint venture owned by Adani Enterprises Limited and RRVUNL.), Chhattisgarh. The Counsel appearing for the Project Proponent has contended before the Tribunal that about 2 lakh metric tones washed coal is lying ready in open and if it is not removed it is likely to be wasted in its entirety which will be a national loss. Further, it is contended that they should be permitted to remove the exposed coal and wash the same, as again if not permitted, it will cause a considerable loss to the Project Proponent.
Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/73-2012(Ap)_24Mar2014.pdf
Previous Orders: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/e-orders.php?eid=4314