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Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

Environment minister Natarajan quits to work for Cong; more in line

In a shake up ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigned on Saturday from the Union Council of Ministers and more may be in line for being drafted into party......

It was a disaster waiting to happen, and it DID!

The Ministry of Environment and Forests has decided to step in, though late in the day, asking the Uttarakhand government to stop any construction along the river bank. Even as the jury is still......

Union environment ministry is in disarray: Goa CM Parrikar

A day after the Union ministry of environment and forest suspended the environmental clearances for all the 93 mining leases in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that he will appeal to......

'Mine-owners paid bribes before Ramesh's tenure'

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday alleged that officials of Union Ministry of Environment and Forests took bribes from the state's mine-owners before Jairam Ramesh took over the......

Govt eases environment rules to push investments

Through a quick series of notifications, the Union environment ministry has eased rules for mining, roads, power and irrigation projects and other industrial sectors. It has diluted a host of......

Environment min gives conditional nod to modify food crop

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has approved field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops on a conditional basis. Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday said......

Fifth airport in Kerala gets MEF nod, greens resent

Ignoring protests by green campaigners, Union Ministry of Environment and Forest has given clearance to the private airport project at Aranmula in Kerala, promoted by KGS Group. Disclosing......

'India: Success abroad, domestic challenges manifold'

Reticence can be a double-edged sword.For Jayanthi Natarajan, minister for environment and forests, her reserve has attracted much criticism from domestic detractors.Yet, on the high table of......

Posco's mega project remains stuck

Last January, the Union environment ministry's approval for the Rs 52,000-crore (Rs 520 billion) mega steel project by Korean giant Posco at Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district made headlines.A year......

  People speak for union environment and forests ministry

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Q. Is there any Notification or law or resolution by the Ministry of Environment and Forest to stop mining in 5 Km radius of any Ecosensitive Zone?
:  A. Its currently 15 km as per the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has written to the Assam State Government that no quarrying...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-there-any-notification-or-law-or-resolution-by-the-minist//answers/10410872

  Web results for Union Environment And Forests Ministry
Green Nod Likely for Three Long-pending Rail Projects

NEW DELHI: An expert committee under the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) will consider three long-pending projects aimed at providing... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Green-Nod-Likely-for-Three-Long-pending-Rail-Projects/2014/09/19/article2438447.ece
On the contrary

After the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), headed by Prakash Javadekar, stripped decision-making powers of the National Board for... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/pune/others/On-the-contrary/articleshow/42831889.cms
Mining rules bill may be tabled in winter session

Bhubaneshwar: The government is preparing to introduce a bill to amend mining rules in the next session of Parliament, Union Minister for Steel and... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/narendra-singh-tomar-mining-rules-bill-may-be-tabled-in-winter-session/articleshow/42847065.cms
Steering committee for conserving wetlands in Punjab

Punjab government today said it has reconstituted a steering committee for the conservation and management of wetlands in the state. The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/steering-committee-for-conserving-wetlands-in-punjab-114091800899_1.html
Fine-tuning of ESA maps to be over by month end

Comment · print · T T T+· T- MoEF to issue revised draft notification soon Following up on the massive ground truthing exercise to... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/finetuning-of-esa-maps-to-be-over-by-month-end/article6419763.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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