Get fresh green clearance from Centre: Tribunal to mining cos

 

Panaji: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed 25 mining lease holders to appear before the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) regarding the issue of seeking a fresh environmental clearance (EC) in terms of a related Supreme Court order.

The tribunal passed a two-page order on August 9 directing these mining firms to appear before the MoEF on September 7, as they were agreeable to do so to resolve the controversy.