Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution caused by Hindustan Copper Limited, Balaghat District, Madhya Pradesh, 06/12/2016

  • 06/12/2016

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Nav Yuvak Ajay Ekta Samiti & Others Vs. Hindustan Copper Limited & Others dated 06/12/2016 regarding groundwater pollution in Balaghat due to mining activities. The joint inspection report of MoEF, CPCB and MPPCB with regard to the water sample analysis of villages namely Chhinditola, Suji, Bhorkheda, Bhimjori and Khurshipur "clearly suggests that the water quality in all these villages is far from satisfactory and contains several heavy metals and other pollutants which are harmful for human consumption."

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