The Eastern Zone bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the Union ministry of environment and forests to constitute a threemember expert committee to review the Lower Subansiri

Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu also said that people in his state often fall prey to misinformation and thus carry a lot of negative notions about large dams.

Compensatory afforestation is a dubious and controversial environmental “offset” that is adding to environmental damage instead of mitigating or compensating it. Compensatory afforestation may actually be accelerating the invasion of India’s forests by big corporations, in collusion with a permissive state, by legitimising the destruction of forests, greenwashing the land grabs, and encroaching on common property resources and community-held lands.

GOLAGHAT (Dhekial), Aug 3: The members of Assam Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) Golaghat District Committee staged a protest near the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Golaghat on Thursda

The Union Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has finally come up with the statement that it is not in favour of the report submitted by the Assam experts of the Project ove

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tularam Gogoi Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2017 regarding Subansiri Lower Hydro-Electric Project in Assam. The Applicant (Tularam Gogoi) has questioned the Subansiri Lower Hydro-Electric Project in Assam on the ground that after the grant of Environmental clearance, changes have been made to the scope of the work of the project for which, as per the applicant, fresh appraisal is required which in the present case, it has not been done.

NHPC has accepted recommendations of expert panels on downstream impact issue, Assam stands to get 533 MW power once project is completed: Pallab Lochon Das

The Centre is keen to start the hydro power projects in the state.

Opposition leader Debabrata Saikia has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting to hold the much-delayed tripartite meeting for examining the expert committee report on the stall

State-owned NHPC today said three hydro power projects, including Subansiri Lower, with an aggregate installed capacity of 3,130 mw are at the construction stage.

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