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Document contains the Judgement of NGT on Rudresh Naik Vs State of Goa and Ors dated 27/8/12 (Apeal No.23/2012)

Document contains Judgement of National Green Tribunal (NGT) dated 24/8/12; Apeal No. 32/2011. The parties are Rana Sengupta, Kolkata verses Union of India & Ors.

Noida: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has found that presence of harmful pollutants in air within a range of 15km from Noida, which includes Mayur Vihar and portions of Ghaziabad, is mo

Members of the Narmada Bachao Andolan has they said will file a petition seeking review of the recent order of the Green Tribunal directing the generation of 40-Mw electricity in the controversial Shri Maheshwar Hydel Power Project and permitting the filling of Maheshwar dam reservoir up to 154 meters.

Meanwhile, Bahtrat Heavy Electicals limited (BHEL) has stopped further supply of hydro-turbines to SMHPCL for its “non-payment” against three hydro-turbines of 40-Mw capacity each.

The four-member expert team, studying the impact of the proposed mega steel plant by Posco on the coastal ecology, is likely to submit its report to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (M

A four-member expert team of the Union ministry of environment & forests (MoEF), which visited the Posco project site near Paradip on Tuesday, will submit its report to the ministry on environmental implications of the $12 billion steel plant by October.

“We have collected information on the Posco project after our field visit. By October, we will be able to submit our report to the concerned ministry,”,K Ray Paul, leader of the expert panel told newsmen after emerging out of a meeting with state chief secretary B K Patnaik.

The expert committee’s visit to Odisha on Tuesday to reassess the ecological impact of the Posco steel project lasted only for one hour and covered only selective sites, green activists have allege

More than four months after the National Green Tribunal suspended the environmental clearance granted to Korean steelmaker Posco for its 12 million tonne per annum integrated steel complex in Oriss

MoEF team skips meeting people at project site

The Odisha government has decided to review the status of the Posco steel project towards the end of this week, even as an expert team of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) visited the proposed plant site on Tuesday. “We will review all mega steel investment projects on August 25 including the Posco plant. We have acquired all litigation free land in the area and will discuss about acquiring more land from disputed site,” said Rajnikant Singh, minister of state for steel and mines.

A four-member expert team constituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) is scheduled to visit the proposed Posco steel plant site near Paradip on Tuesday.

The team was formed by MoEF in line with the order of the National Green Tribunal which had suspended the environmental clearance of the project in March this year and wanted an expert team to visit the site to assess the impact of the project on the environment afresh.

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