Firm's second unit, which is scheduled to be constructed on 430 acre land, includes 46 acres of village forest area

The state forest and environment department has sought detail report on alleged construction activities in forest land by Ind Bharat Energy Utkal Ltd, which is engaged in setting up of a power plant in Jharsuguda district.

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has asked power plant industries in the Sambalpur-Jharsuguda region to introduce High Concentration Slurry Disposal ( HCSD) system in an attempt to

The Talabira mines have now hit the green hurdle. The mines were at the centre of controversy through October over whether the Prime Minister was right in jointly allocating them to Aditya Birla group firm, Hindalco.

But now the empowered panel of the environment ministry has sent the joint venture company a series of queries before it is willing to consider giving a license to Talabira II to operate.

CBI has alleged that Hindalco was wrongfully allocated the Talabira II coal block in Orissa

Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a fresh case in the coal block allocation scam against industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary P C Parekh.

Various puja committees in the industrial town have erected eco-friendly mandaps, with an aim to send the message of saving greenery.

Preparations for the nine-day festival, which began from Oct 5, are in full swing. Artists from Kolkata, Bihar have come to the city to give finishing touches to the idols.

Company hopeful of bringing 3 operation ready projects on stream shortly, completing its Rs 50,000 cr power investment cycle set in motion 5 yrs back

London-listed metals and mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources Plc expects its operational power generation capacity in India to jump by half to 10,000 Mw within a year. The $15-billion group is hopeful of bringing three operation-ready projects on stream shortly, completing its Rs 50,000-crore power investment cycle set in motion five years back.

State decided against renewing lapsed MoU of Essar Power due to lack of initiative shown by company in pushing ahead its project
NHPC-hydro power producer

New Delhi : The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has banned industrial expansion in eight industrial clusters after a latest survey showed alarmingly high pollution levels.

Apart from that firms in dock are Tata Steel, Essel Mining, MCL, OMC

At a time when the mine owners in Odisha are already burdened with a hefty penalty of Rs 65,000 crore imposed by the mines department for excess ore extraction, there is no let up from the environment department as well.

The protest of people of 19 villages under Lakhanpur block in Jharsuguda district against proposed 4000-mw super thermal power plant by NTPC and JSW in Chhattisgarh border continued on Monday.