The Gujarat high court on Thursday directed the state government to close with immediate effect all minor mineral mining activities that are underway without environment clearance (EC).

The State government has to look for lands for the thriving cement plants in Jaintia hills to fulfill the compensatory afforestation programmes as directed by the Apex court in 2011.

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its decision on setting up of an environment regulator for evaluating projects, enforcing environmental conditions for approv-als and imposition of

The Rajasthan high court on Wednesday issued notices to the state government and one Ultra Tech cement company on a petition filed by Banswara-based mining businessman Fakhruddin who alleged that t

The government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that a ‘super’ environment regulator may not be required if an equally effective regulatory system, adhering to the court's guiding principles in

Gujarat high court on Wednesday issued notices to the state government and agriculture minister Babu Bokhiria over three petitions demanding revocation of suspension of his sentence in Rs 54-crore

Expressing concern over the lack of initiatives by the authorities to prepare a concrete environment plan, the State of Environment Report (SoER) has stressed launching a scientific action plan to combat environmental hazards.

“The data on air quality is missing and the authorities concerned have not introduced a system of environmental management of the industrial estates/houses in the state. Environment planning has not taken root in the state, therefore there is no central databank and environment planning in place in the state,” the report said.

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL), registered on Wednesday, has alleged large-scale and unabated illegal limestone mining in Porbandar with the complicity of State Agriculture Minister Babu Bokhir

Meghalaya is only state in the country which records the highest density of elephant per square area.

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to apprise it within four weeks of the steps being taken for appointment of a national regulator for evaulating projects, enforcing environmental condit

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