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NGT halts work in Adani’s coal mine in Chhattisgarh #Goodnews

Author(s): Anupam Chakravartty Date:Mar 25, 2014 Green tribunal questions MoEF’s approval to the mining project in a “no-go” area which happens to be an elephant corridor The National Green Tribunal has asked the Chhattisgarh government to stop all work in an… Continue Reading →

Press Release – National Green Tribunal halts all construction activity in Challakere Amrut Mahal Kavals

 PRESS RELEASE- Feb 26, 20144 National Green Tribunal halts all construction activity in Challakere Amrut Mahal Kavals Justice Mr. M. Chockalingam (Judicial Member) and Prof. Dr. R. Nagendran (Expert Member) constituting the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench), issued a… Continue Reading →

#India – Survey work for POSCO boundary wall begins amid protests

Author(s): Ashis Senapati Date:Nov 29, 2013 Authorities start GPS survey work for boundary wall of the proposed steel plant as angry villagers accuse government of siding with the company Officials say GPS will be used to draw the exact boundary of… Continue Reading →

#India – When Government gives a free hand to grant forest clearances to private projects

October 18, 2013 Law of the jungle Ritwick Dutta The Hindu BREAKWATER: At a time when non-compliance with environmental rules and regulations is the order of the day, the National Green Tribunal serves to restore faith in the rule of law…. Continue Reading →

#India -‘Tribunal order staying development on Karnataka grasslands ignored’ #WTFnews

Author(s): M Suchitra [1] Issue Date: 2013-10-1 Environment ministry asked to filed response on Amrit Mahal Kaval allotments by end of this month or pay penalty The National Green Tribunal (South Zone) in Chennai has directed the Union Ministry of Environment… Continue Reading →

#India – Ban on illegal mining ineffective

Author(s): Soma Basu , down to earth Date:Sep 13, 2013 It has only increased cost of illegally sourced construction material Sand mining in the Saryu river in Pithoragarh (photographs by Soma Basu)Despite the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ban on mining sand without environment… Continue Reading →

Green tribunal bans sand mining in Kerala, Tamil Nadu sea coast

Anupam Chakravartty Issue Date: 2013-8-16 Order given on petition cites environmental threats and radiation risk from naturally occurring radioactive minerals in beach sand After banning mining of river sand and other minor minerals without the mandatory environment clearance [2], the National Green… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE – Fact Finding Report- Scrap Posco Project

We are surprised to see the Supreme Court judgment on mining lease allotment to controversial POSCO Company which has made our lives miserable. At least after the welcome judgment on Niyamgiri where the Gram Sabhas have been given the authority… Continue Reading →

Korean Civil and Labour organisations condemn State violence on anti-POSCO villagers

    Dear Friends: Yesterday, February 07, 2013, 10 Korean NGOs held a press conference in front of the Indian Embassy in Korea. The co-statement below in the conference was delivered to the Indian Embassy (toward the prime minister) urging them to stop… Continue Reading →

Immediate Release–Green Tribunal suspends environment clearance for POSCO

POSCO Judgment of National Green Tribunal – Briefing Note On March 30, 2012, the National Green Tribunal held in Prafulla Samantra and Anr. vs Union of India and Ors. that the 31.1.2011 final order of the Environment Ministry – permitting the POSCO… Continue Reading →

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