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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Karnataka) dated 25/09/2018. This application seeks direction for an enquiry into the death of three teenaged girls on 04.07.2014 belonging to Gubbewad village, Indi Block, Bijapur District, Karnataka, who fell and drowned in an abandoned sand mining pit on Bhima River on the side of State of Maharashtra.

Nagpur: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench, Delhi, has ordered that Maharashtra should strictly follow Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines of 2016 framed by the MoEFCC in

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Atul Singh Chauhan Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 20/09/2018 regarding sand mining in the river bed of Yamuna in Allahabad District without Environmental Clearance and in violation of the conditions of mining leases. Grievance of the applicant is that mining is being permitted contrary to the prohibitory norms in respect of in-stream mining and mining upto the depth of 4 to 6 meters by using pokland machines.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Maharashtra) dated 19/09/2018 regarding illegal sand mining in rivers of India. Proceedings in the present commenced on the basis of an application seeking legal action against illegal sand mining in Yamuna River bed.

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Bihar government to constitute a team to check illegal sand mining being carried out during the Monsoon season in Son and Ganga rivers at Koilwar and Pa

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarvabhoum Bagali Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 20/08/2018. The grievance in this application is the order of State of Karnataka dated 18.11.2016 under the provisions of Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rule, 1994 permitting use of JCB for sand mining and permitting instream sand mining at the base of the river is in conflict with the Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016 issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kirti Vardhan Singh Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 09/08/2018 regarding illegal sand mining, Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. By this application, the applicant seeks for a review of order dated 24.07.2018 disposing off O.A. No. 429/2017 directing the State of Uttar Pradesh to recover loss of revenue against Royalty and price of mineral (sand) extracted cumulatively amounting to Rs. 93,04,45,766/- and, cost of restoration of sand calculated at Rs.

BHOPAL: After six months, central bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday resumed functioning through video conferencing.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mussadiq Hassan Kadri Vs. State of Maharashtra & Others dated 20/07/2018 regarding dredging of sand with the help of mechanized dredging from the coastal stretch, sea bed, creek and other areas in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification in Maharashtra.

Kharar MLA Kanwar Sandhu has demanded “militancy-style nakas”, manned by armed guards, at various check points on main roads and dirt tracks to stop illegal mining in the state.

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