Power producers have sought more representation of the industry in the committee set up by the government to assess the impact of Uttarakhand’s two dozen hydropower projects on the ecology of the h

The environment ministry has set up an expert group, as mandated by the Supreme Court, to determine whether hydropower projects along Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers and their tributaries contribut

Sometime due to major accident and leakage the situation become worst for the nearby peoples. Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple located at the latitude of 30.73 and the longitude of 79.06. This region is seismically and ecologically very sensitive and delicate, even a minute changes (anthropogenic or natural) can create a dangerous disaster. A natural hazardous has been happened in Kedarnath valley due to torrential rainfall during 16 and 17 June 2013.

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand high court on Monday banned all construction activity within 200 metres of all rivers in the state — including the Ganga and its tributaries such as the Alaknanda, Bhagira

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed the Uttarakhand government and the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) for their failure to provide a list of illegal construction along the riv

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid Committee, National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/08/2013 regarding ecological and environmental disaster that occurred in the State of Uttarakhand and massive constructions and projects raised on the various hills of the State of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand CM Vijay Bahuguna has said the state government would shortly formulate special policies for the development of new hydel projects and other reconstruction works in view of the June 16-

Ministry of Environment and Forests directed to constitute an expert body to make detailed study

The Supreme Court has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests as well as the State of Uttarakhand not to grant any further environmental clearance or forest clearance for any hydroelectric power projects in Uttarakhand until further orders.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests is not aware of any scientific report relating to ecological degradation in the famous Gangotri, Yamunotri and Badrinath Dhams due to environmental change an

Expressing concern over the proliferation of hydrolectric projects and their impact on the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers, the SC has directed the environment ministry to not grant any environmental clearances to the hydro-electric projects in Uttarakhand.