Wed. Oct 21st, 2020

GOA GOVT TO REVIEW MINING PIT WATER PUMPING DIRECTIVES

The Advocate General of Goa, Devidas Pangam on Friday assured the Bombay high court in Goa that he would give necessary directions to the concerned officer to act appropriately into a mining pit water pumping petition.

Division bench chaired by Justice M.S. Jawalkar and Nutan D. Sardessai will hear a Mulakh Khajan Tenents Association & ors petition on 3rd August at 2:30 pm.  

The petitioners indicates, failure to take measures to prevent erosion and collapse of the dumps and stacks of mining waste, threatening their lands with severe siltation and flooding in the impending monsoon.

The petitioners have also pointed out heavy siltation of their fields, water bodies used for fishing / irrigation and nullahs that caused massive damage and losses. 

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