Unreported NGT ruling

IN Media Watch Briefs | 15/01/2016

On January 8, 2016 the Pune bench of the National Green Tribunal upheld the appeal of fishermen in Gujarat against the environment clearance   given by the MOEF to the expansion plans of the  Adani-Hajira Port Pvt. Ltd.  It held the EC illegal and set it aside. The NGT said mangrove forests had been destroyed  and   the planned port activities would hinder access to seawater for the traditional fishermen of village Hajira. It fined AHPPL and a sister company Rs 25 crore. No news organization seems to have found this worth reporting so far.

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