Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding quarrying activities in Mangalam Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, 12/05/2017

  • 12/05/2017

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of V. Krishnamurthy Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 12/05/2017 regarding quarrying activities in Mangalam Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. The Applicant has alleged that due to blasting of stones by explosives, large quantity of stones fall on the Applicant’s property, endangering the life of dwellers, apart from affecting trees.

NGT dismisses the Application on the grounds that clear demarcation has been made in respect of the quarrying site of the leased area. The Tribunal also directs the Assistant Director of Geology and Mines to make necessary arrangement in making proper physical fencing, based on the demarcation made in the Joint Inspection Report.

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