Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding asbestos mining in India, 23/03/2015

  • 23/03/2015

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Environics Trust V/s Union of India & Ors. And Amar Singh V/s Union of India & Ors. dated 23/03/2015 regarding asbestos mining in India. The Tribunal directed the MoEF and Indian Bureau of Mines to file list of asbestos mines located in the entire country and their present status, particularly as regards scientific closure of such mines.