The High Court of Uttarakhand in Nainital has issued notice to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the Uttarakhand State Government in a petition filed regarding th

The managing director of Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) would be liable and would be dealt with in accordance with the law in case of default in the 444 MW capacity Vishnugad-Peepalkoti

The people of Maletha village have alleged that the State Government is harassing them for having non-violently opposed establishment of the five stone crushers sanctioned to operate in their area.

Members of Khanan Chugan Sangharsh Samiti and Haridwar stone crushers welfare association were barred by the authorities from reaching Sati kund area, the proposed site of protest on Monday afterno

As per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directions issued recently, a complete ban has been imposed on the use of plastic and polythene bags of any kind from Gaumukh to Haridwar along the Ganga ri

The National Green Tribunal has admitted an application against illegal constructions and encroachment in the Haridwar forest division neighbouring the Rajaji tiger reserve.

The statement of the Cabinet minister Dinesh Agarwal on resumption of quarrying in the rivers of Haridwar has elicited a mixed reaction, leading to a wave of cheers among the miners and stone-crush

Environmental organisations, including Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment, Matu Jansangathan that has been active in Uttarakhand and the South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People among

Alleging blatant violation of environmental norms, locals and activists have demanded cancellation of Environment Clearance (EC) of the 520 MW Tapovan-Vishnugad and 444 MW Vishnugad-Pipalkoti hydro

Chief Minister Harish Rawat has reduced the ground water surcharge by 3.5 percent, which means that now users will have to pay only 1.5 per cent instead of five per cent.