Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding mining in the state of Madhya Pradesh, 24/07/2015

  • 24/07/2015

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of M.P. State Mining Corporation Vs. Ministry of Environment & Forest & Ors. dated 24/07/2015 regarding environmental clearance for mining units, Madhya Pradesh.

The Tribunal noted that "the application for obtaining Environment Clearance has been moved by large number of persons. From the information available at the website of SEIAA, MP, it is reported that not even a single application has been dealt with and decided till date. This is causing serious prejudice to the Applicants and therefore in any case there should be extension of time given to the Applicants."