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The future of the government’s proposal to make Jog Falls in Shivamogga district perennial will now be decided by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and the locals of the region.

The Telangana government's Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project, which aims to take water to the state's drought-hit regions, suffered a setback as the National Green Tribunal sought answers from th

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Pallamari Pahadivali Banjari Devi Jan Seva Samiti Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding order dated 04.01.2017 & 05.01.2017 passed by the Union of India and State of Chhattisgarh respectively for the diversions of 79.56 hectares of forest land for iron ore mining in East Bhanupratappur forest division in favour of M/s Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd. in Kanker District Chhattisgarh.

In what is seen as having long-term implications for conservation of forests, the Union Environment Ministry has decided to review the status of pending forest clearance and expedite the process.

The forest advisory committee (FAC), an expert body that advises the government on approval or rejection of major projects involving diversion of forest land has recently recommended the Ken-Betwa

The power ministry was seeking to let regional officials grant forest clearances for projects that have an area up to 40 hectares

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Environmental clearances for CIL projects, 20/03/2017. Coal India Limited (CIL) is not facing any difficulty with the MoEF & CC in obtaining clearances for coal projects.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Janajagrithi Samithi Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/03/2017 regarding construction of transmission lines from Udupi to Hassan. According to the appellant, the construction work had started even before forest clearance was obtained under Section 2 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

PANJIM: The High Court of Bombay at Goa has issued notice to Union Ministry for Environment and Forests (MoEF) in connection with a petition related to issuance of forest clearance for felling tree

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Durga Kishan Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 17/02/2017. The principal ground raised in this OA (Original Application) is that the expansion of State Highway No. 10 from Rourkela to Sambalpur in the State of Odisha is being carried out by without obtaining Forest Clearance.

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