Advisory regarding implementation of Notification No. G.S.R. 02 (E) dated 2nd January,2014 for supply and use of coal with ash content not exceeding 34% for the coal based thermal power plants.

Successive state governments in Uttarakhand have pursued economic growth through industrialization without taking into account the fragility of the state’s mountains. A massive rain storm in June 2013 exposed the

Vide Notification G.S.R. 02 (E), dated January 02, 2014, Ministry of Environment and Forests has amended rules in respect of use of washed/blended or beneficiated coal with ash content not exceeding thirty four percent on quarterly average basis in Thermal Power Plants.

Issue of show cause notice for alleged violations with regard to development of port facilities at Mundra, District Kutch, Gujarat to M/s Adani Port and SEZ Ltd from Ministry of Environment & Forests dated 30/09/2013.

There is incontrovertible evidence that the Adani project – port and SEZ – at Mundra in Gujarat has violated and not complied with environmental clearance conditions says this report of a committee set up by MoEF to inspect the project. The five-member committe was headed by environmentalist Sunita Narain.

Constitution of High Level Working Group to study the preservation of the ecology, environmental integrity and holistic development of the Western Ghats in view of their rich and unique biodiversity.

MoEF directive on Mavallipura landfill.

The MoEF has been implementing a centrally sponsored scheme for Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) since 1991.

Read the draft Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011 notified by the MoEF under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 to replace earlier rules (1998) and the amendments thereof.

In pursuance of the constant monitoring of the environmental impact of the oil spill at Mumbai, the Maharashtra Pollution Control the Board (MPCB) had taken water samples on Juhu Beach on 8th August and sent them for lab analysis.

 

 

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