The government has decided to give firms, including JSPL and Tata Steel, more time to seek clearances from Environment Ministry and furnish proof on the same to Coal Ministry by December 1, failing

Thermal power producers have yet again missed the 100% fly ash utilisation target set by the environment ministry, reporting underutilisation for the third straight year amid policy confusion over

Worried over CBI inquiry into coal block allocations delaying the expansion work of Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC), its only energy PSU, Orissa has sought coal ministry’s intervention i

This development follows the Coal Ministry in December last year seeking explanation from NTPC for slow progress of the mine

State-owned NTPC's coal mine in Odisha has been recommended for green clearance by an Environment Ministry panel, subject to conditions.
"The Committee (Expert Appraisal Committee) after deliberations of the submissions of the proponent has recommended for granting environment clearance with...Specific conditions," says an official document.

New Delhi : Even as the bill for setting up a statutory coal regulator, albeit with no power to regulate sale of coal or fix its prices, is with Parliament, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affair

ArcelorMittal today said it has voluntarily surrendered its stakes in 2 coal blocks, Rampia and Dip side of Rampia, following its decision to exit from the USD 12 billion steel project in Odisha in

The companies are crying foul over the cancellation of 25 blocks held by 68 firms over the past two days.

The Government has decided to take back coal mines awarded to some 50 companies, including Adani Power, JSPL, Tata Group, Rungta Mines, Arcelor Mittal, Lanco, Hindalco and GMR.

Coal secretary also said that since the IMG on coal blocks will be required to assess the situation with regard to grant of FC within a reasonable time period, it is considered necessary to co-opt a representative of MoEF on the panel

The coal ministry has asked the environment ministry to assess the feasibility of grant of forest clearances (stage II) with regard to 10 coal blocks allocated to companies like Hindalco, JSPL, Tata Steel and Essar Power and send its comments by this week.

Eight of these blocks are part of the 61 captive coal acreages allocated to private companies post 2005

Acting on the recommendations of a high-level inter-ministerial panel, the coal ministry on Monday cancelled 10 coal blocks allocated to 18 companies including Adani Power, Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL), Rungta Mines and a joint venture between Tata and South African Sasol.