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SC kept in dark about threat from 6 Uttarakhand dams

The Supreme Court asked the Union environment ministry to review six specific hydroelectric projects on the upper Ganga basin in Uttarakhand. On Wednesday, the ministry informed the apex court that......

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......

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......
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Governor calls for conservation of tigers

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, July 31 - On the occasion of the Global Tiger Protection Day, which was observed on Wednesday, Governor PB Acharya... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug0115/city051
Zero Effect, Zero Defect

The BJP government's push for speedy clearances is raising major concerns. The Union minister of environment and forests Prakash Javadekar is... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/zero-effect-zero-defect/294969
Sandmen on the Prowl

Riverbed mining in UP villages is endangering the environment. A ground report finds out why this illegal activity is flourishing Photo: Varun... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/2015/07/sandmen-on-the-prowl/
Desalination plants in Ramnad, Tuticorin

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The State government has sanctioned 60 MLD capacity seawater reverse osmosis desalination plants, one each... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/desalination-plants-in-ramnad-tuticorin/article7483475.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
TS Genco gets land approval for Dameracherla plant

Comment · print · T T T+· T- In a major step forward towards setting up 6,800 MW Dameracherla thermal power station, the State... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/ts-genco-gets-land-approval-for-dameracherla-plant/article7483854.ece?ref=tpnews

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