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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prahlad Singh Patel Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh dated 13/09/2017 regarding regarding illegal mining of sand from Narmada river.

NGT directs that the senior most officer of mining department be present before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing and answer the following:-

The Committee of Commissioners, appointed by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, submitted a report on Tuesday on its inspection of sand mining in Tiruchi and Karur areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Krishna Roy Choudhury Vs The Secretary, Irrigation & Waterways Department of Government of West Bengal & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding sand mining in Damodar river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Bhanu Dehuri Vs Director, Directorate of Mines Minerals & Others dated 05/09/2017 regarding illegal mining of sand in Jhargram and West Midnapur districts of West Bengal. The Tribunal while disposing of this Application directs the authorities to continue maintaining vigil to ensure that no illegal mining and lifting of sand takes place in the area.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Joy Kaitharnath Vs Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd. dated 31/08/2017 regarding discharge of effluents by Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) into the waterbodies of Chavara, Kollam District. The Applicant (Joy Kaitharnath, General Secretary, State Human Rights Protection Centre) has requested the Government of Kerala to constitute an Expert Team to assess the status and trend of radioactivity and its impact on health and environment in Chavara black sand area.

Wakiso — The National Environmental Authority (Nema) has rejected a proposal by a Chinese company to excavate sand along the shores of Lake Victoria at Kawuku in Nkumba Parish, Wakiso District.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Manjhi Parganas Abhen Baisi Vs Aligarh Muslim University, Kishanganj, Bihar & Others dated 21/07/2017 regarding the proposed construction of a centre of Aligarh Muslim University on the bank of river Mahananda in Kishanganj District in the State of Bihar. It is alleged that out of 224.02 acres of land transferred to the University for the purpose by the Govt., most of it falls on the river bed and flood plains of Mahananda river. NGT directs notice to be issued to the Respondents.

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.

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