Issue Date: Feb 15, 2011
A WIND farm project under way in Khed and Mawal talukas of Pune has partially destroyed protected forests and threatens farmland in the area. On December 16, 2010, the Bombay High Court, responding to a public interest petition by a people’s forum, ordered a halt on tree felling. But blasting and other destructive activities continue.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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