GUWAHATI: The city will from Tuesday host a two-day workshop for coming up with an action plan to improve air quality.

With the disturbing trend of rowdy picnickers near protected wildlife habitats showing little sign of abatement, conservationists have called for a complete stop to boisterous gatherings inside pr

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/11/2017 regarding encroachments on Deepor Beel, Guwahati, Assam. NGT Eastern Zone Bench directs the GMDA (Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority) to inspect and survey and ascertain as to whether any encroachments have been made on any of the protected water bodies near Deepor Beel.

Though it may sound strange, the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) meet for the River Valley and Hydroelectric Projects of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) held on October 24 las

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dibru Part-I Meen Samabay Samiti & Rangagorah Fishermen Co-operative Society Ltd. & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding River Fishery Mahals/ Estates in Tinsukia, Assam. A Committee is constituted to define and re-define River Fishery Mahals.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sarbeswar Boruah Vs State of Assam & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding the decision of the Central Government and the Government of Assam to establish AIIMS at the Jalah Beel in North Guwahati in preference to Raha village in Nagaon district of Assam.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Saikhowa Sadiya Min Samabai Samiti Ltd. & Dibrugarh Fishery Co-operative Society Ltd. Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 02/11/2017 regarding discharge of effluent from Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), Lepetkata, Dibrugarh, Assam into the Brahmaputra. The Court after going through the analysis report of the sample waste water collected from ETP on two dates i.e.

As Majuli aims to be India’s first Carbon Neutral District by 2020, the ‘IORA Ecological Solutions’ and ‘Action on Climate Today’ on Tuesday launched a report on community climate risks assessment

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Aabhijeet Sharma Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/10/2017 regarding the proposed Subansiri Lower Hydro Electric Project (SLHEP) located at the Assam Arunachal border with a 116 m high dam to generate 2000 mw of power has given rise to an ominous situation that threatens the ecology of lower Subansiri river along with the likelihood of disruption of the lifestyle and lives of riparian people.

The Assam State Technology and Environment Council (ASTEC), an autonomous body of the State Science Technology & Environment department, on Tuesday stressed the need of forming a common platfor

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