Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal mining of sand at the bank of river Narangi, Kondagaon, Chhattisgarh, 05/01/2018
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Pradeep Kumar Sinha dated 05/01/2018 regarding illegal mining of sand at the bank of river Narangi, Kondagaon, Chhattisgarh. Fact of illegal mining is not disputed. The Court said the equipment used for sand mining in the present case is a JCB which when used h as a capacity to do environmental deg radation to the highest extent.
NGT directs the noticee (Pradeep Sinha) to pay environmental compensation of Rs. 1.5 lacs to the Chhattisgarh State Pollution Control Board.