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To speed up infra projects, stay out of wildlife clearance, Govt tells SC

This move was originally prioritised as an action point at a meeting chaired by Nripendra Misra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, on July 12, 2014.

NMDC receives green panel go ahead for iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh

The JV has already secured forest clearance for 315.81 hectares of land in November last year for operating the mine.

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Government to colour code industries based on pollution potential

The proposed scheme will reduce the frequency at which industries currently need to seek approvals for continuing operations.

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Environment: As Goyal sees judicial overreach, judge says here to stay

Goyal said that sometimes ‘judicial overreach’ of a particular matter causes more damage than good.

He was speaking at an event organised by the Aaj Tak channel. (Source: PTI)

Manomhan Singh is paying for ‘sins’ of Congress, alleges Javadekar

The Union minister was reacting to queries on summons issued by a special CBI court against Manmohan Singh.

Biodiversity body awaits new head after cabinet panel rejects earlier choice

The post of NBA chairperson has been lying vacant since February last year when Balakrishna Pisupati resigned.

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Promoting growth not MoEF’s duty: Jairam Ramesh

He said that we should prepare ourselves for a systematic dismantling of the existing environmental laws and rules.

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Centre nod for Shivaji statue off Mumbai coast

The proposed amendment had allowed land reclamation in sea for construction of monuments and memorials, though only “in exceptional” cases.

He was speaking at an event organised by the Aaj Tak channel. (Source: PTI)

Will trace ‘extraneous influence’ during Jayanthi Natarajan’s stint as Environment min: Javadekar

The Environment Min also accused Sonia Gandhi of interfering in important decisions during her party’s rule at the Centre.

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Solapur model to check illegal sand mining in country: Javadekar

Javadekar says will hold a meeting with CM to discuss the concerns raised over river pollution.

Don’t violate Forest Rights Act, MoEF told

Following letter from Tribal Ministry, NDA govt shelves plans to ‘rationalise’ provisions of law

Centre notifies royalty slabs for biological resources

Globally, the potential value of biological diversity and genetic resources is pegged at around $1 trillion.

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Tughlaqabad’s poison lake

Wetland of sewerage and industrial waste that began forming 2 years ago, kills trees, destroys eco system.

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PMO asks green ministry to relax norms, speed up clearances for road projects

Road ministry wants green clearances for road construction in areas up to 100 kms to be automatic.

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India to play proactive role to deal with climate change

France will host the World Climate Conference next year.