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Announcing the decision to give wildlife clearance to NH7, environment minister Prakash Javadekar said, "The process of four-laning NH7 has moved ahead.

The National Board for Wildlife (NBW), the apex body which clears projects around protected areas, has okayed 81 proposals in different parts of the country in the past seven months.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on clearance of projects, 28/07/2015. National Board for Wildlife in its Standing Committee meetings cleared 81 projects in the past six months, i.e., from January 2015 till date. The details of the project state/UT wise are enclosed as Annexure. Out of the projects cleared 9 projects fall under the Tiger Reserves and 27 proposals are close to 10km area of wildlife sanctuaries. Out of the cleared projects 40 are public commercial/private projects. Projects are cleared with proper environmental safeguards. Details are provided in the Annexure.

This report tabled by Parliamentary standing committee on Science and Technology in the Rajya Sabha has asked the Ministry of Enviroment and Forests to appoint a new high-level committee to review environmental laws

NAGPUR: The ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC) has withdrawn the office memorandum that had made getting environment clearance (EC) for development projects within 10km fr

Twelve iron ore renewed mining leases will not to be granted wildlife clearance for being located in the eco-sensitive zone of one kilometer of wildlife sanctuaries (WLS) and a national park.

The Environment Ministry will hold a brainstorming session here on April 25 to discuss matters related to the process of issuing environmental clearance in the country.

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has closed its single window project clearance system and reverted back to the 2009 procedure that meant obtaining environmental, forest and wil

Taking strong exception to the statement of Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar that ‘Apex Court should stay out of wild life clearance for speeding up infrastructural projects’, senior Co

The Environment Ministry has approached the Supreme Court to free the process of wildlife clearance for infrastructure projects from the apex court’s monitoring, citing delays due to the “extremely