Power Ministers from the northeastern states on Wednesday called for development of power projects for the overall socio-economic development of the region.

Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu also said that people in his state often fall prey to misinformation and thus carry a lot of negative notions about large dams.

Compensatory afforestation is a dubious and controversial environmental “offset” that is adding to environmental damage instead of mitigating or compensating it. Compensatory afforestation may actually be accelerating the invasion of India’s forests by big corporations, in collusion with a permissive state, by legitimising the destruction of forests, greenwashing the land grabs, and encroaching on common property resources and community-held lands.

After showing signs of improvement in the past one week, flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday because of heavy rain in Arunachal Pradesh.

Flood situation continued to remain grim in several Arunachal districts with reports of disruption of surface communication pouring in from various parts of the State.

Itanagar : The Save Mon Region Federation (SMRF) has asked the Central and state governments to fulfill its demand for immediate rollback of NHPC State I & II hydropower project from Tawang dis

The Union Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has finally come up with the statement that it is not in favour of the report submitted by the Assam experts of the Project ove

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Takam Xavier Vs. Union of India & Others dated 18/07/2017 regarding running of a ferro alloy manufacturing unit in village Lakhi Happa in the district of Papumpare in the State of Arunachal Pradesh without obtaining environmental clearance as required under EIA Notification, 2006. It is also alleged that the unit discharges untreated affluent into rivers Pachin and Kankar which flow in the vicinity of the unit resulting in those being contaminated.

The flood situation is still in a critical condition as the water of Ranganadi is flowing through the breached portions of its embankment in Bogoleejan, Jainpur and Aamtola.

The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh to extend all help to mitigate flood and landslide damages in the state.

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