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The Environment Ministry today released state-wise list of public utility projects which have been given forest and environmental clearances between May 2014 and April this year, highlighting the p

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Friends Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & CC & Others dated 31/05/2016 regarding felling of trees for widening of NH-87 from Rampur to Kathgodam, Uttarakhand. NGT disposes of this Application with the directions that there will be no felling of trees for widening of NH-87 from Rampur to Kathgodam unless the concerned authorities have obtained Forest Clearance for felling of trees and have provided compensatory afforestation.

A high-level panel of the environment ministry has recommended granting clearance to diversion of forest land for state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Ltd's coal mining project in Andhra Prades

A software will be prepared for monitoring of key activities

For Prakash Javadekar's environment ministry, Jairam Ramesh's go/no-go policy is a no-go, at least for now.

The Rs 10,000-crore project requires diversion of 5,258 hectares of forest land, including 4,141 hectares of Panna Tiger Reserve.

Shimla: The decision of National Green Tribunal (NGT) to refer the 130MW Kashang hydropower project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh back to the affected gram sabhas has left tribal resident

India's green cover is fast depleting, 34,620 hectares gone in two years

Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar often pats his ministry’s back for taking numerous measures to simplify green clearances and facilitate ease of busine

Representatives of several opposition parties have come together to criticise the government for continuing to try and dilute the provisions of the Forest Rights Act, which makes it mandatory to ge