Environmentalists have raised concerns over the recent Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification issued by the Union environment ministry, stating that it has now allowed construction within 50 metres of the high tide line.

The National Clean Air Programme launched by the centre proposes a “tentative national target” of 20%-30% reduction in PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations by 2024, with 2017 as the base year for comparison. It will be rolled out in 102 cities that are considered to have air quality worse than the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules. 1986. These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2018.

This is a compilation of the Notifications issued by the Ministry pertaining to EIA from September, 2006 to December, 2018. Some of the notifications are sub-judice. Therefore, all such notification shall be eventually read with directions/orders of Hon’ble Courts/Tribunal.

The Union Cabinet has approved Submission of India's second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change towards fulfilment of the reporting obligation under the Convention. The scope of BUR is to provide an update to India's first BUR to UNFCCC.

A draft notification, for Man-Made Fibre was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change vide number G.S.R.

What is the best strategy for increasing green cover outside recorded forest areas? Leasing of wasteland to the corporate sector for re-greening is among the major recommendations that a report by an expert committee formed by India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has suggested.

The draft rules. namely the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2018 were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, as required under sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules,1986, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment. Forest and Climate Change vide number G.S.R.

The following draft of the notification, which the Central Government proposes to issue in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) is hereby published, as required under sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986., for the information of the public likel

Even as India has managed to increase its forest cover to over 20 per cent of its total geographical area, forest fires are a leading cause of degradation of the forest cover in the country says this new report released by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change

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