Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding asbestos mining in India, 08/07/2015

  • 08/07/2015

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Environics Trust Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 08/07/2015 regarding asbestos mining.

The Tribunal has noted that a statement on instructions is made by the Counsel appearing for the Indian Bureau of Mines that there is no asbestos mining presently operational anywhere in the country and the operations of the mines of associated minerals with asbestos has also been halted.