The five-decade-old mining industry in the coastal state came to a standstill in March last year, after the Supreme Court quashed the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases.

PANJIM: In a move towards implementation of Polluter Pays Principle as directed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the industries causing “substantial damage” to environment would be fined betwe

CANACONA: Once famous for clams harvested from their riverbeds, Canacona and Betul are facing a critical situation as the shellfish is reported to be on the verge of extinction due to water polluti

Panaji: Following an appeal by the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA), the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has suspended its May 1 order directing the coastal regulator to deposit Rs 1 cro

MoEF&CC given one month to hand over details

PANJIM: The Goa government has urged the Union Ministry for Environment and Forest (MoEF) requesting an almost 50 per cent reduction in the total area identified as Eco-Sensitive Areas (ESA) along

MARGAO: Block Development Officer Prasidd Naik, who has been appointed in charge to guide panchayats in garbage management in keeping with the orders of the National Green Tribunal, on Monday held

BICHOLIM: Irked over the nuisance created by visitors and the garbage dumped near the bandhara, Sal residents have served an ultimatum on the government that by Saturday the problem is not solved,

MARGAO: Director of Panchayats Rajendra Satardekar on Monday visited Navelim panchayat to set in motion the process to make it one of the six villages in the State that will have a perfect garbage

PANJIM: The State government has notified six villages and three cities as model cities/towns/village panchayats for effective implementation of the provisions of the Solid Waste Management Rules w

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