National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to NTPC and Bridge and Roof Company (India) Ltd for alleged illegal excavation of sand for construction of 1,600 MW thermal power station at Gardarw

During the course of present study, the abiotic factors investigated recorded remarkable variation at each of the three study sites. While pH, NO3-N, Total Dissolved Solids, BOD and COD recorded increasing values towards the downstream sections of the river, DO, Ca and alkalinity recorded decreasing values towards the downstream areas of the river. A total of seven species belonging to two families Cyprinidae and Salmonidae were collected. While Cyprinidae is represented by five species viz., Schizothorax plagiostomus, S. curvifrons, S. esocinus, S.

D. Padmalal, senior scientist attached to Centre for Earth Science Studies, says the mud banks in river Pampa are nothing but parts of the original riverbed and not any fresh deposit.

KOLKATA: The Hooghly riverfront in Kolkata will get a makeover with World Bank sanctioning funds under the National Ganga River Basin Project scheme.

In a scathing letter to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), environmentalists and former senior bureaucrats have exposed inadequacies in the environment impact assessm

The 163-MW Athirappilly hydroelectric project, proposed across the Chalakudy river, has received the go-ahead from the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) for River Valley and Hydroelectric Projects.

KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on Monday, directed the Bakreswar Thermal Power Project (BkTPP) to show cause why it should not be penalized for polluting the Chandrabhaga and Bakreswar

With sand mining being a contentious issue in many states, the Centre has said that it will soon unveil a national policy on “sustainable” sand mining.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Kashinath Jairam Shetye & Others Vs Dempo Towers & Others dated 29/05/2015 regarding stay of all commercial activities like restaurant, wine shop, lubricant shop and any other commercial activities in the Chalta No.1/PTS no.10 of Panjim city and S. No.65/1-A Village Marambio Grande in Merces Panchayat which is done by filling the salt pans in No Development Zone (NDZ) of CRZ-III area.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Paramjeet Singh Kalsi V/s MoEF and Ors. dated 15/05/2015 regarding environmental degradation due to illegal sand mining, with the use of heavy machinery in village Rajola, Tq. Kuhi, District Nagpur, Maharashtra.

The Applicant claims that the sand mining is being done with help of heavy machinery in the river beds in District Nagpur which is causing irreparable loss to the environment.

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