New environmental clearance required as crude proportion changed

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) was constituted under the NGT Act, 2010, to provide effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests an

Public hearing to be held in Karimnagar on August 26

The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) was formed in March last year after President Robert Mugabe's government evicted all diamond mining firms in the Marange fields in the east of the c

The Supreme Court on 2 Aug 2017, imposed a 100% penalty on illegal mining on account of lack of forest and environment clearances, mining outside lease/permitted area and for encroachment beyond the mining area in Odisha. The 100% penalty will be levied on the miners’ total value of illegal extracts over the years. Read full text of this 114-page verdict

As unabated illegal and unauthorized structures threaten ecology of Sonamarg meadows in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, the State Government has failed to fix any penalty on scores of violat

The MoEF also informed that the EIA notification should be amended to include inland waterways and jetties under the activities that need a prior EC.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Takam Xavier Vs. Union of India & Others dated 18/07/2017 regarding running of a ferro alloy manufacturing unit in village Lakhi Happa in the district of Papumpare in the State of Arunachal Pradesh without obtaining environmental clearance as required under EIA Notification, 2006. It is also alleged that the unit discharges untreated affluent into rivers Pachin and Kankar which flow in the vicinity of the unit resulting in those being contaminated.

CHENNAI: Disregarding the Madras High Court order, Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) seems to have kept its backdoor open for erring builders to get post-facto

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania’s state-owned environmental watchdog said on Saturday it has given tough conditions an oil drilling firm before it started drilling at a game protected a

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