The environmental campaign in Dahanu near Mumbai against the capacity MW plant started in the 1980s and ultimately led to the setting up of the Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Authority. Even as competing lobbies continue to push for the de-notification of its status as an ecologically fragile region and removal of the Dahanu Authority the environmentalists walk a tight rope attempting to protect the natural resource base of the region.

Maharashtra fishermen will approach the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) against the proposed coastal road from Madh to Nariman point in Mumbai.

Citing threats to habitation, the Centre on Friday refused clearance to Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd’s Rs 126 crore plan to lay a new crude oil pipeline to its refinery at Manali in Tamil Nadu

The technical committee formed on a directive from the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to study the feasibility of coastal roads for Mumbai is now split down the middle over a radical su

The power ministry will have to defer planned initial bids for the upcoming ultra-mega power project (UMPP) in Tamil Nadu, as it does not meet all requirements under the new norms for prevention of

The Ministry of Environment and Forests constituted a committee under the Chairmanship of Shri J.M. Mauskar, Special Secretary to Government of India vide Office Order No.J-11013/30/2009-IA.II (I) (Pt.) dated 14th December, 2009 to examine the issues relating to monitoring of projects.

Report of the Committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests to holistically address the issue of poaching in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Union ministry ‘abdicated its responsibility regarding environmental clearance of such buildings’: CAG

PANJIM: State Environment Minister Aleixo Sequeira is confident of settling issue of sand mining which is plaguing Goa, during his upcoming meeting with Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, scheduled on July 11.

Talking to Herald, the minister said that the issue will be resolved soon as Union Ministry has shown some positive response to our proposal.

EIA authority says no to prior environmental clearance
Margao: Mumbai-based Ms K Rajeha Universal