The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has suspended the environment clearance (EC) accorded by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to the 780-MW Nyam Jang Chhu Hydroelectric Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh. The green tribunal maintained that though it is true that the hydel power project provides eco-friendly renewable source of energy and its development is necessary, it is of the considered view that such development should be “sustainable development” without there being any irretrievable loss to environment.

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul has urged the Centre to enhance funds from the existing Rs.12,000 to Rs.40,000 per unit of Individual House Hold Latrine (IHHL).

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul has stressed on the need for striking balance between conservation of environment and development interest.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Pollution Control Board Arunachal Pradesh & Others dated 17/02/2016 regarding illegal brick fields operating units without consent from Arunachal Pollution Control Board.

Counsel for State PCB submitted before NGT that PCB is only a regulatory body and it does not have the necessary manpower to find out about the illegal operation of brick fields in the State of Arunachal Pradesh and that the State Government will be able to do it.

As per Central Ground Water Board and Central Water Commission investigation, the major rivers of Arunachal Pradesh are free from pollution and also the ground water is of excellent quality with al

Tawang district, which is situated at 10,000 feet above sea-level in Arunachal Pradesh, erupted in protest on Saturday against large hydropower projects in the district bordering the Tibetan region

Caught in India-China race to tap power potential of Brahmaputra

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/S Athena Deme Power Ltd. Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/11/2015 regarding the 1750 MW Demwe Hydro Electric Project on river Lohit in Lohit District of State of Arunachal Pradesh.

Itanagar: President Pranab Mukherjee has lauded the Chief Minister’s Universal Health Insurance Scheme launched in Arunachal Pradesh and termed it as one of the most benevolent ever launched.

Opposing mega dams on the Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh, an NGO on Monday appealed to the Centre not to give environmental clearance against all mega dams in Siang belt comprising four district

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