Environment minister Jayanthi Natar-ajan can’t easily disown the legacy of her predecessor, it seems.

Ending a federal tax break for wind farms in India, the largest market for turbines after China and the US, would cause a $540 million drop in demand just as suppliers including General Electric (GE) expand local capacity.

Wind park installations may fall 15% in the financial year starting April 2012 from the 2,600 mw projected for this year should the benefit be discontinued, said an analyst.

Stringent pollution norms to hit unorganised producers; with demand booming, organised firms step in.

Increase in the global greenhouse gases emission drastically increases the hot weather. Due to mismanagement of waste and natural resources, we have already experienced several warning from global warming and climate change.

Shubhashish / Mumbai December 8, 2010, 0:58 IST


Metals & Mining Major Plans To Buy Govt Stakes In Balco By August & In Hindustan Zinc Subsequently
Our Bureau MUMBAI

Sanjay Jog / Mumbai April 6, 2010, 0:37 IST

The fate of industrial projects worth over Rs 60,000 crore will be decided by an expert committee of the environment ministry at a two-day meeting beginning Wednesday.

The committee will take up 32 new proposals, including modernisation and expansion of steel, aluminium and cement plants belonging to the top-notch companies.

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four villages affected by pollution emanating from the Hindustan Zinc Limited ( hzl ) in Gujuwaka in Visakhapatnam, will be shifted to a safer place if the government implements the