Environment Protection Act

Environment Protection Act News

Bill re-opened for debate: Environment Ministry wanted polluters to get away with fine, PMO says go seek public opinion

The proposed Bill inserts “substantial damage to environment” as an act of direct violation, omission or negligence by which the environment is affected or likely to be adversely affected.

Green regulator: Centre seeks six more months

The Centre Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to grant it six more months to take a view in the matter.

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MPCB washes its hands of ‘mangrove destruction’ by Esselworld

The Board said that the forest department’s mangrove cell was constituted to take cognisance of complaints regarding mangrove destruction.

Briefly Region: Five arrested for fraud in Haryana

Haryana Police Friday arrested five persons in separate cases of cheating. While two persons — Sukhchain and Nachhatar Singh — were arrested for cheating Sonu Grover,

Orissa miners knock Delhi HC for quashing Shah panel report

Two miners in a petition argued that the inquiry panel prepared its report without following the procedure laid down by law.

Before the light turns green

Environmental regulator envisaged by SC has structural flaws that must be fixed.

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Statue of Unity: Activists write to MoEF over environment nod

It is going to be the world’s tallest statue.

State grants NOCs for GM field trials

The permission has come in the wake of a report by Anil Kakodkar Committee recommending grant of permission with certain restrictions.

City anchor: Say goodbye to plastic bags before the Dec 22 deadline

The Delhi government has asked all manufacturers and dealers to stop production,sale and storage of plastic bags by December 22.

Sena’s Dussehra rally organiser booked

The Shivaji Park police on Friday booked Devdas Borkar,organiser of Sena’s Dussehra rally,for violating sound norms in a silence zone.

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