The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Forest Department and the Public Works Department (PWD) to file affidavits seeking permission to cut 206 trees to construct a ramp as part of the PWD

If the ministry of mines is to be believed, Rajasthan has the largest geographical area under mining leases in the country.

As part of its efforts to streamline environment issues in a realistic manner to assist development in Naxal-affected areas, the Centre will change some rules in the Forest Rights Act and Forest Co

Pauri district magistrate Chandra Shekhar Bhatt instructed the Superintendent of Police, sub divisional magistrate, Garhwal divisional forest officer, executive officer of the Pauri municipality an

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Vijaypal Baghel Vs. Chairman, NHAI & Ors. dated 21/04/2014 regarding felling of trees by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The Tribunal has asked the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on the status of the Campa funds collection and utilization in relation to the present case.

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The forest land is to be diverted in Angul, Athmallik, Rairakhol and Sambalpur to make way for PGCIL's transmission line

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has obtained Stage-I forest clearance from the Union ministry of environment & forests (MoEF) for diversion of 379.57 hectares (ha) forest land for building a transmission line in Odisha.

State govt fails to deposit Rs 1.6 crore with authorities

Residents of Khaniara are likely to lose their right on slate mining in Dhauladhar hills. The state government has failed to deposit about Rs 1.6 crore as the net present value (NPV) of 25 hectare forest land that was to be diverted for mining purpose with the Compensatory Afforestation Monitoring and Planning Authority (CAMPA).

Greens Seek Compensatory Planting Drive

The public works department’s (PWD) plans to cut down trees for widening Main Central Road (MC Road) – connecting Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram – have run into trouble as environmentalists have come out against the move demanding implementation of compensatory tree planting programme or announcing a project to replant uprooted trees.

Successive state governments in Uttarakhand have pursued economic growth through industrialization without taking into account the fragility of the state’s mountains. A massive rain storm in June 2013 exposed the

Text of the Supreme Court Judgement in matter of T.N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union Of India & Others dated 12/03/2014 regarding the destruction of the tropical rain forest in the Gudalur and Nilgiri areas in violation of the Forest Act, 1927, Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 and Tamil Nadu Hill Stations Preservation of Trees Act and the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.