Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding unregulated groundwater extraction, Nanded, Maharashtra, 28/03/2017
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Asim Sarode & Ors. Vs the Collector, Nanded & Others regarding unregulated groundwater extraction leading to over exploitation of the groundwater resources with resultant increase in concentration of the fluorides in the groundwater, Maharashtra. The Central Ground Water Authority/Board (CGWA) and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) were to prepare a list of industries and infrastructure projects which require NOCs/Permissions of CGWA for extraction of groundwater and publish such list on their Websites. Case listed on 11/04/2017.