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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Environmental/Forest Clearance for Major Projects, 21/07/2015. The offshore and on-shore oil and gas exploration, development & production activity listed at item no. 1(b) in the Schedule of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), Notification 2006 requires prior Environmental Clearance (EC). While granting EC,4 stage processes namely Screening, Scoping, Public Consultation and Appraisal of project are involved. Total 24 Ecs have been granted to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) since May 2014 till 17.07.2015.

This report tabled by Parliamentary standing committee on Science and Technology in the Rajya Sabha has asked the Ministry of Enviroment and Forests to appoint a new high-level committee to review environmental laws

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has paved way for the Mumbai coastal road project by amending the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) to allow reclamation through a draft

In a landmark judgement, the National Green Tribunal has quashed the office memoranda (OM) issued by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF) on Dec 12, 2012 & Jun

Mumbai coastal road project can now begin.

Asks Goa Marriott Resort builders to clear access to the beach; NGPDA asked to check for illegal construction on the river side of hotel and “restore the area”; Goa Foundation wins 22 year battle w

The environment ministry, that is in the process of reviewing the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification, 2011, is looking at relaxing some of its existing restrictions and reclassify certain c

The MCZMA appraised the project for a CRZ clearance and noted the violation, eight years after the construction started.

The coastal road project between Nariman Point and Kandivali has got clearance from the Union ministry of environment andforests, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced on Monday morning.

Tourism projects are again clashing with the environment. The proposed golf course and resort atsnd the proposed marinas at Zuari Bay have drawn opposition from the affected locals.