Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal mining activities in Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh, 03/12/2014

  • 03/12/2014

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matte of Deohoiso Kri Vs. State of Arunachal Pradesh & Ors. dated 03/12/2014 regarding illegal and unauthorised activities like mining of minor minerals and stone crushing in Reserve Forest Area in violation of Air Act 1981 and Forest (Conservation) Act 1980 and its subsequent amendments leading to air pollution and forest diversion in Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh. The Applicant has also stated about indiscriminate and illegal collection of RMS/Sands/Shingles/Boulders from River bed of river Lohit-Digaru and Sukha Nallah river affecting the river ecosystem and its biodiversity in violation of The Water Act 1974.