NGT slaps Rs 25 cr fine on Vedanta’s Odisha plant for green violations

The green court held the company accountable for the violation of a partly undertaken expansion without prior environmental clearance from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 25 crore on Vedanta Limited for violating the environmental norms by expanding its plant at Lanjigarh in Odisha’s Kalahandi district.

A special bench of NGT chairperson Adarsh Kumar Goel was dealing with an appeal against the environmental clearance dated November 20, 2015 granted to Vedanta Limited (formerly Sesa Sterlite Ltd.), Bhubaneshwar…read more

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