The power ministry was seeking to let regional officials grant forest clearances for projects that have an area up to 40 hectares

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Environmental Damage due to Illegal Mining, 21/03/2017.

Environment Minister said that government has decided to take remedial measures including the safe disposal of identified quantity of hazardous waste of the erstwhile Union Carbide India Ltd (UCIL)

Expansion or modernisation projects that have been undertaken without obtaining prior environment clearance (EC) will be treated as violation and strict action will be taken by the government.

National Green Tribunal (NGT) in 2015 had directed MSRDC to get a separate environmental clearance.

The National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management in Tamil Nadu has been tasked with mapping the environmental impact of the oil spill following a collision between two ships last month in Che

The CPCB also reiterated that noise pollution sources such as public address systems, marriage functions and diesel generator sets should be monitored and regulated

The Environment Ministry may issue a show cause notice to the Kamarajar Port (Ennore port) in Chennai for "mishandling" the oil spill following a collision between two ships last month.

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday allowed the plea of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) seeking time to file some documents in several pleas challenging the ministry's recent not

The Centre's recent notification on enforcement of the graded response plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi and the rest of NCR has "smartly" avoided mentioning the interventions, allege officials

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