After HC order, Anrak keen on operating alumina refinery

Anrak Aluminium Limited (AAL), a joint venture of Penna Group and Ras Al Khaimah, has exuded confidence of starting operations of its 1.5 million tonne alumina refinery in Visakhapatnam in the next few months, almost five years after its construction with Hyderabad High Court passing a judgement in favour of it. Read more

Courtesy: The Hindu

NGT to Haryana Govt: What’s your stand on Aravalli realty?

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed Haryana government to submit its stand on a 2017 Union environment ministry report that stated that a housing project of Bharti Land Ltd. in Aravallis, Faridabad district, was proposed on ‘deemed’ forest land. The deadline for the report has been set to September 30. The Tribunal also directed the ministry to submit its final report on the issue during the next hearing on November 12. Read more

Courtesy: DNA

Group taps CM on unabated mining

Shillong: Illegal coal mining and transportation is still on in spite of the ban by the National Green Tribunal, a group has alleged in a petition to Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma.

The Wildlife and Environment Protection Group from West Jaiñtia Hills, in the petition, alleged that in spite of the serious effort by the NGT to preserve the environment, there are brisk coal-mining activities and environmental destruction at various places all over the state. Read more

Courtesy: The Telegraph

Under fire, mining officer shunted out

In the wake of allegations by residents of Khanak village and the issue raised by Congress MLA Karan Singh Dalal in the recent Assembly session regarding bungling in mining in Khanak zone in Bhiwani district, the state government has relieved the Head of Department (HoD), Mining, Panchkula, of his charge. Read more

Courtesy: The Tribune

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