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NEW DELHI: Being at the centre of controversy since it was proposed in 1995, the four lakh tonne capacity of smelting plant of Sterlite at Tuticorin was rejected by three states – Gujarat, Goa and

Order of the Madras High Court regarding environmental clearance granted to Sterlite Industries Limited and which is carrying on construction activities on the site for the proposed Copper Smelter Unit II at SIPCOT, Tuticorin. The clearance has, according to the petitioner, been obtained by Vedanta, without the conduct of a public hearing and the requirement for such hearing had been waived on the incorrect representation of Vedanta that Unit II was to be located in Phase II of SIPCOT Industrial Park that had itself been granted approval.

The Union government has received no proposal for environmental clearance for the Chardham Yatra Project and so the question of an environment impact assessment (EIA) study of such a project does n

Anti-Sterlite protest: Protesters at the site have cited pollution from the copper plant, including issues relating to disposal of copper waste and effluents from the operational unit, demanding it

The Federation of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTAPCCI) has voiced concern at the quantum of increase the Telangana Pollution Control Board has effected in the Co

Reliance Industries (RIL) has received environment clearance for the expansion and optimisation of its petrochemical complex at Nagothane in Raigad district of Maharashtra at an estimated cost of R

Locals in and around the plant have for long been protesting demanding the closure of Vedanta's copper smelter unit on the ground that it allegedly caused pollution, a charge rejected by the compan

The BMC has said that it doesn’t need to submit its proposal for the Goregaon-Mulund Link Road (GMLR) to the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF).

MUMBAI: The state environment department on Tuesday hiked fees for processing applications for securing environmental clearance.

Ironically, the power plant will automatically wind up operation in March, 2021 for being 50 years old as per the norms set by Central Electricity Authority.

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