JP company asked to stop stone crushing activity

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Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday ordered JP Hydro Corporation to stop stone crushing activity at Baltrang in Kinnaur district till the next hearing. The company has also been asked to endure that no dumping in done in areas other than those specified for the purpose. The court was hearing a petition moved by residents of the area, stating that their household and agricultural property was being damaged due to mining and blasting activity in the area. The next hearing has been scheduled for May 29.