A high-level panel has deferred its decision on a proposal seeking environment clearance to expansion of CIL arm, Western Coalfields Ltd's coal mining project in Maharashtra.

In a setback to Mahagenco, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the power utility to strictly abide by the union ministry for environment and forests' (MoEF) notification which calls for use

A body of coal mine owners and exporters in the state has hit out at the State Forest and Environment Minister, Prestone Tynsong for hailing the ban on rat hole mining in the state by the National

Apprehending serious consequences for the environment if the proposed 132 power plants in Vidarbha region are allowed to start operations, the Pune-based National Green Tribunal (NGT) served notice

The ministry's moves are likely to help Coal India add at least 40 mn tonnes - 8.4 % of its expected output of 475 mt this year - to its overall production in 2014-15

M Veerappa Moily’s takeover of the environment & forests ministry last month, it appears, is turning out to be a blessing for Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world’s largest coal producer.

Ex-environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan may have dismissed speculation that delays in green clearances for several highvalue projects led to her ouster, but environmental nods to over 70 project

Moily approves two power projects, two coal mines, a port in Andhra and an oil pipeline from Chennai port

Environment and forests minister M Veerappa Moily cleared six long-stalled infrastructure projects worth . 19,000 crore in the first eight days of 2014, signalling his intent that crucial industry projects will not be delayed for want of a green nod.

Letter to M/s Western Coal Field from Ministry of Environment & Forests regarding environmental clearance of Bhakra UGP (0.27 MTPA in 183.731 ha in non-forest area) of M/s WCL, located in Chindwara Dist., M.P. (EC based on TOR granted on 20.03.2009) dated 03 January, 2014.

MP is the first Indian state to implement the Act and demand benefit sharing levy

In a bid to widen the net on imposing benefit sharing levy on corporate houses that use locally available bio-resources, the Madhya Pradesh state government is considering finer points of the State Biodiversity Act 2002.

A study of various pollutions in the district and factors that attribute to air pollution has been taken up by a panel of scientists from NEERI and IIT Mumbai, to work out a sustainable solution to