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The Supreme Court of India (SC) today gave an interim relief to 12 manufacturing units inside the Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), which were asked to suspend operations by the Gujara

Last week, after Greenpeace activists targeted the Essar offices here and in London on the issue of environmental damage at Mahan in Madhya Pradesh, the Ruia-owned group slapped a Rs 500-crore defamation suit (Rs 1,000-crore suit, says Greenpeace) against the global pro-environment group in the high court (HC) here.

Even as companies take legal steps against environmental groups, chief executives say they realise the importance of the concerns raised by environmental groups; they insist they have taken initiatives themselves, too, in the area.

In a major relief to 12 manufacturing units operating out of the Adani group’s Mundra Ports and Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) in Gujarat, the Supreme Court on Monday permitted them to continue thei

The court has also directed MoEF to process APSEZ's application for eco clearance within 30 days

The Adani Group-promoted, Adani Port and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) Ltd on Monday said that the Supreme Court has granted stay on the Gujarat High Court order for shutdown of 12 manufacturing units in the SEZ.

The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a petition filed against the partial shutdown of several manufacturing units in the Mundra Special Economic Zone over lack of environmental clearance to the

It has asked port to provide details of expansion plan as part of its land allotment process

The Odisha government has initiated the process to lease out additional land to Dhamra Port Company Ltd (DPCL) for expansion of port operation in Bhadrak district after it was granted environmental clearance recently.

Following the January 13 Gujarat HC order suspending commercial activities in Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), Oriental Carbon & Chemical plans to approach the apex court seeking

Dhamra Port has received environmental clearance from the government for its next phase of expansion worth R7,000 crore, which would be invested over the next five years.

After being slammed by the Gujarat High Court for a poor scrutiny of the Adani Group’s special economic zone at Mundra SEZ, the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) is unlikely to extend the

Court asks ministry to look into APSEZ clearance issue within 30 days

Monday’s order by the Gujarat High Court directing 12 units in the Mundra SEZ of the Adani Group to temporarily stop operations till the SEZ receives an environmental clearance is yet another indictment of the environment and forest ministry. The order, besides hauling up the Adani Group for allotting land to companies even before obtaining an environmental clearance for its SEZ complex at Mundra, highlights the ministry’s poor scrutiny of the project.