Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding operationalizing the SEZ at Thiruvambalapuram Village, Radhapuram Taluk, Tirunelveli District for manufacture and export of mineral and mineral based products, 08/02/2016

  • 08/02/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of V.V.Minerals Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate change & Others dated 08/02/2016. This application is filed challenging the insistence of obtaining a separate No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB), in respect of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) which is approved and notified by Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, under the provisions of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (SEZ Act, 2005) .

V.V.Minerals is entitled for a declaration that no separate demand of obtaining NOC or other separate environment approvals or consents from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board can be made in respect of the SEZ which are approved and notified by the Central Government.