20 agencies have been entrusted with mapping and sand auditing of 20 rivers in State

The Assembly Committee on Environment will keep a tab on the river mapping and sand auditing being undertaken by various agencies on 20 river systems in Kerala.

Govt Fails To Save Riverine Ecosystem; Also Unable To Improve Air Quality, Contain Private Vehicle Surge

If the Congress government’s performance were measured on the yardstick of urban ecology, it would fail miserably at least on one count—the Yamuna.
Despite repeated promises of cleaning up, the river’s condition has been deteriorating by the day. However,the issue is not entirely of pollution—the flow of water in the Delhi stretch of the river is not adequate.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid Committee, National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/08/2013 regarding ecological and environmental disaster that occurred in the State of Uttarakhand and massive constructions and projects raised on the various hills of the State of Uttarakhand.

Expressing concern over the proliferation of hydrolectric projects and their impact on the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers, the SC has directed the environment ministry to not grant any environmental clearances to the hydro-electric projects in Uttarakhand.

The outrage over the suspension of Durga Shakti Nagpal, an IAS officer who was simply doing her job by checking illegal mining of sand along the rivers of Uttar Pradesh, has highlighted a crucial i

Application of the National Green Tribunal Bar Association on rampant illegal sand mining in the Yamuna riverbed, without prior Environment Clearance, August 2013.

See Also: Order of the National Green Tribunal on mining activity on the banks of rivers dated 05/08/2013

Dams are being built in different sizes depending on the requirements and the height permissible at the particular site. The higher a dam, the larger the concerns for undesirable impacts that have to be mitigated and the assurance that has to be given to everyone that the dam is not a time bomb, the unfortunate sentiment that many tend to possess. Dams have multi-directional benefits that are much larger than the visible damage that it creates.

New Delhi : Days before Uttarakhand was ravaged by rain, the state government had sought assistance of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to address the problem of high sediment depo

PANJIM: High concentration of iron, manganese, aluminum and other rare earths has polluted the state’s rivers, a study conducted by the National Institute of Oceanography has revealed.

ALLAHABAD: Samajwadi Party (SP) national general secretary and Allahabad MP Reoti Raman Singh on Tuesday castigated the Prime Minister for his failure in stopping Uttarakhand government's plan to c