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Vedanta - Relevant Documents
Expansion of Alumina Refinery from 1 MTPA to 6 MTPA and Captive Power Plant of 75 MW to 285 MW at Lanjigarh, District Kalahandi in Orissa by M/s Vedanta Alluminium Limited.
[Updated: April 26th, 2012]
Judgement passed on 19.07.2011 by the Hon'ble High Court of Orissa, Cuttack in case of W.P.(C) No.19605 of 2010 in the matter of Vedanta Aluminium Limited Vs Union of India, regarding expansion of Alumina plant and Captive Power Plant at Lanjigarh in Orissa.
[Updated: September 16th, 2011]
Direction under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 regarding 1 MPTA Alumina Refinery and 75 MW Captive Power Plant at Lanjigarh, Kalahandi in Orissa by M/s Vedanta Aluminium Limited, dated October 20th, 2010.
Direction under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 regarding withdrawal of ToRs, cancellation of Public Hearing and Action under Provision of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 in view of undertaking construction activity without obtaining prior environmental clearance pertaining to the Expansion from 1 to 6 MTPA Alumina Refinery and from 75 to 300 MW Captive Power Plant at Lanjigarh, Kalahandi in Orissa by M/s Vedanta Aluminium Limited, dated October 20th, 2010.
Environmental clearance to the mining leases of 5 ha (major minerals and mining leases of minor mineral of 5 ha which have been operating before 14.09.2006) - applicability of EIA Notification, 2006, dated October 21st, 2010.
Show cause notice for revocation of the Environmental Clearance in view of non-compliance to the conditions stipulated while according Environmental Clearance to the Captive Power Plant at Lanjigarh, Kalahandi, Orissa by M/s Vedanta Aluminium Limited, dated August 31st, 2010.
Show cause notice for the withdrawal of TORs etc. in view of undertaking construction activity without obtaining prior Environmental Clearance by the Captive Power Plant at Lanjigarh, Kalahandi, Orissa by M/s Vedanta Aluminium Limited, dated August 31st, 2010.
Decision on grant of forest clearance in Kalahandi and Raygada districts of Orissa for the proposal submitted by the Orissa Mining Corporation Ltd. for bauxite mining in Lanjigarh Bauxite Mines.
Letter from Saxena Committee in response to State Government's letter, dated August 23, 2010.
Recommendation of the Forest Advisory Committee in its Meeting convened on August 20, 2010.
Letter from Orissa Government dated August 17, 2010.
Saxena Committee Report on Vedanta, dated August 16, 2010.
Opinion of Attorney General of India, dated July 20, 2010.
Letter to Law Ministry seeking legal opinion of Attorney General of India, dated July 19, 2010.
Press Statement on Bauxite Mining by the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) through Vedanta, dated November 27, 2009.
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