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DHAULADEVI/ALMORA: The third and final public hearing for environmental clearance of ‘Pancheshwar Multi-Purpose Development project’ was held in Dholadevi Block of Almora district on Thursday.

DEHRADUN: Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on World Elephant Day on Saturday said that Uttarakhand ranks sixth with 1,839 elephants.

ALMORA: The first public hearing on Pancheswar dam project was conducted in Barakot block of Champawat district on Wednesday.

The State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has asked the government to impose a ban on the sale and serving of junk food in school canteens and around 200 meter area of the schools

In a letter to Chief Secretary S Ramaswamy, SCPCR Chairman Yogendra Khanduri spoke on the harmful effects of junk food and asked him to ensure its sale was banned within 200 metres of schools.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Avanti Metals Industries Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board dated 08/08/2017 regarding grant of consent to operate for M/s Avanti Metals Industries, Uttarakhand. NGT permits participation of the CGWA in this proceedings as it appears the location of the factory in question is in Ganga basin.

DEHRADUN: Responding to a query raised by Haridwar MP and former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in the Lok Sabha on Thursday regarding the steps taken by the central government

The tribunal has also asked the government to ensure participation and cooperation of the local communities and prepare the Forest Fire Management Plan in partnership with the village-level panchay

NEW DELHI: Obstructive rules of the environment ministry and its notifications issued without considering ground realities have proved to be roadblocks for development in Maoist-affected areas, hig

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Dutta Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/08/2017 regarding forest fires across the State of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. NGT directs that the MoEF & CC in consultation with the States formulate National policy/Guidelines for forest fire prevention and control, which should be updated periodically.

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