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Panaji: The Supreme Court (SC) has recently directed the Union ministry for environment, forests and climate change to file an affidavit indicating whether any application has been filed by Karanta

Mining companies in Odisha that were operating without environmental clearances were ordered to pay 100 per cent penalty on the price of illegally extracted iron and manganese ores with effect from

3 pending projects to be completed soon will improve State's power scenario: Pallab Lochan

The government is considering reducing the period for mandatory forest and environment clearances for new industry units from the present 180 days, a top Environment Ministry official said today.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Tejpal & Others Vs Government of Rajasthan & Others dated 19/07/2017 regarding a dam which is being proposed to be built in Akawad village, Jhalawar District on river Parwan, which involves at least 1835 hectares forest land affecting more than 2 lakhs trees and also that the dam site is in Naharia block of Shergarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

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

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