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National Green Tribunal had on August 9 allowed Vedanta to enter its administrative unit inside its Sterlite copper plant, observing that no environmental damage would be caused.
National Green Tribunal’s interim award, allowing employees to access the administrative office at SIPCOT has brought much-needed relief to them.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday granted an interim relief to Vedanta Ltd to access the administrative section of its Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi.
The Tamil Nadu government had, on May 28, ordered the state pollution control board to seal and "permanently" close the mining group's copper plant following violent protests over pollution concerns.
They suggest building a park in the area if the Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) is running into losses rather than a shopping mall.
Considering all the factors, the tribunal has posted the matter for final hearing on August 9.
A bench headed by NGT chairperson A K Goel allowed the state government to file its reply on Vedanta's plea by August 9, when it will next hear the matter.
Justice A.K. Goel's appointment as the new chairman of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sent a very wrong message across the country, said Upendra Kushwaha on Sunday.
Goel, who has been appointed as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) chairperson, allegedly had been the part of the SC bench, which gave a wrong judgment related to the SC/ST Act.
The district administration had erected barricades on Mahanadi banks to restrict entry of tractors and trucks.
The panel pointed out that the river water from Haridwar in Uttarakhand to Unnao in Uttar Pradesh was unfit for human consumption and bathing.
Goel was part of a Supreme Court bench that had "diluted" a law on atrocities against SCs and STs.
Fresh draft notification indicates Eco-Sensitive Zone area around the park will be reduced to as less as three metres at some places.
Laws and the KBR park’s walkway itself will be twisted and reshaped to allow the SRDP project, according to the new notification.
The wall would have been constructed covering villages of Nuagaon, Gobindapur, Polanga, Gadakujanga and Baynalkanda villages at an estimated cost of Rs 13 crore.