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Vedanta's prospecting licence area is located far from Barnawapara sanctuary, Mahasamund district, Chhattisgarh and its eco-sensitive zone boundary. The ecology of the area will not be disturbed and Vedanta in its report to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) assured that the company will not cause any environmental and forest degradation.

Vedanta Ltd. has taken forest clearance (State 1 and 2) for prospecting and exploration activity and not for any mining activity with respect to 'Baghmara Gold Composite Licence- Division no 254' comprising 144.6 hectare.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Srikanta Kumar Pakal & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 09/09/2022.

Compliance cum action taken report in the matter of Swami Narhariyanand Sarovar Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others. The report is in response to the National Green Tribunal, July 13, 2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other environmental issues (In respect of State of Maharashtra) dated 08/09/2022.

The NGT directed the state of Maharashtra to pay compensation of Rs. 12,000 crores for its failure to effectively address the issue of liquid waste/sewage and legacy waste. The amount of Rs. 12,000 crores has to be deposited within two months and is to be used for restoration measures.

Action taken report filed by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board on behalf of the Joint Committee in the matter of the National Green Tribunal order, July 20, 2022 (O.A. No. 164 of 2022).

The matter related to granite cutting and polishing units dumping marble and granite slurry on agricultural lands near Harichadrapuram railway station, Kotabommali mandal, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of ACC Limited Vs State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Madhya Pradesh dated 08/09/2022.

The State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Madhya Pradesh December 19, 2021 passed an order to revoke the environment clearance granted to Badari limestone mine (5.82 hectare), village Badari Vijayraghogarh, District Katni run by ACC Limited. The order was passed for the failure on the part of ACC Limited in filing six monthly reports on time.

Report by the government of Rajasthan in Original Application No. 606 of 2018 regarding compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Around 176 legacy waste dump sites have been identified in Rajasthan and around 370 crore is required to do the remediation work. The timeframe for clearing all dumpsites in the state has been pushed from March 2023 to March 2024. Waste to energy plant work order has been awarded for Jaipur and Jodhpur.

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aadhyatmik Kshetra Paryavaran Sansthan Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 07/09/2022.

Report of Geology and Mining Department, Jammu & Kashmir in Appeal No. 24 of 2022 in the matter of Raja Muzaffar Bhat Vs State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, J&K & Others).

The NGT, August 12, 2022 after observing that no replenishment study was conducted for the minor mineral blocks (reserved and allotted for mining river bed minerals) in Shalliganga nalla of district Budgam have restrained the mining activity from the said minor mineral blocks.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subrata Bhattacharya Vs Directorate of Mines and Minerals & Others dated 06/09/2022.

The NGT directed a committee to look into the matter of waterbody encroachment, Kolkata, adjacent to Science City.

The area falls within the buffer zone of the East Calcutta wetland. It is alleged that several temporary bamboo structures with wooden platforms in the form of mesh have been put up on the water-body where various social events and functions are organized and held regularly.

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