Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding proposed reconstruction of Kas dam, Satara, Maharashtra, 09/02/2017

  • 09/02/2017

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Satara Municipal Council Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change dated 09/02/2017 regarding environmental sustainability of proposed reconstruction of Kas dam, located in close proximity of ‘World Heritage site of Kas plateau’ which is also an environmentally eco-sensitive zone (ESZ).

National Green Tribunal gives the go ahead to the reconstruction of Kas dam and granted leave to cut 675 trees and directed the Central and/or State Government shall appraise and formulate environmental safeguard measures / management plan to be implemented by Satara Municipal Council and Irrigation department, prior to execution of the project.

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