Environment Ministry Had Found Evidence Of High Erosion At Paradip Port Site
New Delhi: Before the environment minister Jairam Ramesh takes a call on Posco by the end of January the ministry is expected to put up the last of the three reviews of the Rs 54,000 crore project for his perusal

Chennai: The sprawling Adyar park, a huge lung in Chennai, is the current bone of contention between the DMK and Congress and among the reasons for the deepening rift between the two parties.

Ministry of Environment and Forests had constituted a committee in December, 2009 under the Chairmanship of Shri J M Mauskar, the additional secretary to examine the monitoring compliance of the stipulated conditions and environmental safeguards while granting environmental clearance under EIA and CRZ notifications and to suggest effective minotiring mechanism.  The committee had submited

While deciding on a project, do regulators know everything about its impacts on the environment or on human health? What actions or decisions can be taken in the event of simply not knowing enough about the impacts of proposed actions? The decision to act or not act, and further how to act in the face of unknowns or uncertainties is the subject matter of the precautionary principle.

NEW DELHI: The much-amended coastal regulation zone notification could soon be replaced by an Act of Parliament, preventing frequent instances of one-off exceptions to the rules.

At a meeting with leaders from the fishing community on Wednesday, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh

The revised Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) guidelines, to be announced by Union environment ministry within two weeks, is expected to provide fillip to the development of Konkan region of Maharashtra, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said on Sunday.

Fishing and tourism were the two important aspects of Konkan

NAGAPATTINAM: The proposed Coastal Regulation Zone 2010 notification would empower fisherfolk habitations within 100 m from the coast subject to the hazard line.

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KOCHI: The environment panel of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has in its report after the site visit to Pambaimoola recommended that the development of Edakochi has to be addressed through permissible eco-friendly projects in CRZII areas.

The Union environment ministry on Thursday issued a show cause notice to Mundra Port and SEZ Ltd, a private port and special economic zone being developed on the west coast of the country, for alleged violation of the provisions of the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification.

Acting on a complaint of NGO Machimar Adhikar Sangharsh Sangathan, the ministry asked the port to reply in 15 days why the

The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has issued showcause notices to the Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) located in Mundra taluka of Kutch district for violating the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 1991.

The ministry has also simultaneously issued showcause notices to OPG Power Gujarat, which is planning a 300-mw thermal power plant about 20 km from the MPSEZ, for