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The ministry prepared its notification after coming under fire from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for not finalising the ESA in the region.

GURUGRAM: Nearly an acre of land has been stripped of its green cover while work is on to flatten the plot that falls in the ecologically sensitive Aravalis off the Southern Peripheral Road (SPR),

With Karnataka rejecting the draft notification, the Centre had asked the state to form a state-level committee to readdress the issue.

When it receives petitions about violation of environmental laws such as illegal construction in eco-sensitive area.

Bengaluru: The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has rejected the Karnataka government’s proposed run-of-the-river Shivanasamudram hydro-electric power project, citing technicalities on im

Karnataka’s objections to the K.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/09/2018 regarding declaration of Eco Sensitive Zones around the National Parks / Sanctuaries.

It has been brought to the Apex Court's notice that one general order cannot be passed in respect of every National Park / Sanctuary. It will depend on each State and also on each National Park / Sanctuary. In other words, the Eco Sensitive Zones have to be site specific.

Citing the recent devastating floods in Kerala and the serious stress to the Western Ghats ecology, the National Green Tribunal has restrained six States in the region from giving environmental cle

Noting that the ecology of the Western Ghats was under serious stress, the National Green Tribunal restrained six states falling in the region from giving environmental clearance to activities whic

The Centre is again going to consult six the Western Ghats to form a consensus on the draft notification that has demarcated 56,825 sq.kms as ecologically sensitive area (ESA) across Gujarat, Mahar

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