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More than 86 mining projects and other industrial projects seeking environment clearance (EC) at the state level of private and government bodies are pending for more than a year, due to the non-co

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the state government to ensure there was no “illegal” sand mining being carried out on the floodplains of the Ganga in the state.

On a continent better known for enriching colonisers and corporations by exporting its gold, copper and diamonds, so-called "development minerals" - ranging from limestone to granite - could help A

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Two years ago, Innocent Mavhuto traded one illegal activity for another.

Illegal sand mining is threatening the environment and communities in Namibia.

The Centre has constituted a committee to understand the existing system of sand mining in various states and prepare a guideline which addresses all concerns of this sector.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Dr. Sarva Bhoum Bagali dated 30/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining in the middle river Bhima, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

A group of residents of villages around Unniyur have opposed the Public Works Department move to open a sand quarry on the Cauvery river in the village.

Bhopal: The central bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) admitted a petition filed by former minister and former BJP MLA Kamal Patel regarding illegal mining in Narmada River at Harda and Dewas d

Bhopal: A day after banning extraction of sand through machines in rivers across the state, the Madhya Pradesh government will now sell sand directly in the market in a "transparent manner" and iss