The BMC has said that it doesn’t need to submit its proposal for the Goregaon-Mulund Link Road (GMLR) to the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF).

With Diwali round the corner, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and NGO Awaaz Foundation tested firecrackers for compliance with noise standards at RCF ground in Chembur on Wednesday.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of S.P. Muthuraman Vs Union of India & Ors dated 01/09/2015 regarding illegal constructions by builders without obtaining the Environmental Clearance under the provisions of the Environment Protection Act, 1986, Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 and Environmental Clearance Regulations of 2006.

A parliamentary panel has expressed concern over the performance of the government agencies responsible for environment protection.

The Water Initiative Odisha (WIO) has said the Super Thermal Power Plant (STPP) being set up by the National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) at Lara on the Chhattisgarh-Odisha border would

Many projects in the city are being constructed without obtaining environmental clearance, which is mandatory under the Impact Assessment Authority Notification 2006, said Environment and Forest De

Along with the Eastern Himalayas, the Western Ghats host India’s richest wilderness in 13 national parks and several sanctuaries.

As many as 47 real estate projects, mostly residential, have been stalled in Mumbai over the last 12 months for failing to adhere to a Union environment ministry office notification that links the

There is no end in sight to the slugfest between the power and coal ministries over the terms of supply of fuel to upcoming coal-fired projects.

The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) is set to give teeth to the Environment Protection Act by increasing penalties against those breaking environmental laws.

Sounding a despairing note, environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan told this reporter, “The present `1 lakh penalty for environmental violations is ridiculous. The penalty should be both imprisonment as well as financial penalty.