Govt releases guidelines to monitor, check illegal sand mining

News:Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has released the Enforcement and Monitoring Guidelines for Sand Mining 2020 to monitor and check illegal sand mining in the country. Facts: About the Guidelines: These rules serves as a guideline for collection of critical information for enforcement of the regulatory provisions and for effective monitoring of Sustainable… Continue reading Govt releases guidelines to monitor, check illegal sand mining

SC defers NGT levy over sand mining

Supreme Court has deferred a National Green Tribunal order directing the Andhra Pradesh government to deposit Rs. 100 crore for not checking illegal sand mining. NGT’s direction came in the backdrop of a plea which had alleged illegal sand mining was causing damage to the Krishna and Godavari rivers and their tributaries in the state.… Continue reading SC defers NGT levy over sand mining

HC adjourns plea challenging NGT order on sand mining

The petition in the Andhra Pradesh High Court against the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order on sand mining in the state has been adjourned. Recently, the NGT had directed the Andhra Pradesh government to deposit ₹100 crore environment compensation for illegal sand mining. NGT’s direction came in the backdrop of a plea which had alleged… Continue reading HC adjourns plea challenging NGT order on sand mining

Green tribunal order hits sand availability in Andhra Pradesh

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had directed the Andhra Pradesh government to deposit ₹100 crore environment compensation for illegal sand mining. NGT’s direction came in the backdrop of a plea which had alleged illegal sand mining was causing damage to the Krishna and Godavari rivers and their tributaries in the state. Following NGT’s order mining… Continue reading Green tribunal order hits sand availability in Andhra Pradesh