Supreme Court judgement on Lafarge mining limestone in Meghalaya dated 06/07/2011 (Lafarge Judgement)

This Supreme Court order dated July 6, 2011 permitted Lafarge of France to resume limestone mining in Meghalaya to feed its $255-million cement plant in Bangladesh. This order was delivered by a bench comprising of the Hon’ble Chief Justice SH Kapadia, Justice Aftab Alam and Justice KS Radhakrishnan. According to MoEf this is a landmark judgment which will set the stage for further reforms in environmental governance.





Supreme judgement 06/07/2011 - In W.P.(C) No.202/1995 T.N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs. Union of India & Ors on Lafarge mining limestone in the East Khasi hills of Meghalaya, bordering Bangladesh.