Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Environment Protection Act


Forecasts suggest that the 2021 California wildfire season could be worst one yet

June 22, 2021 1:54 pm

Already this year, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is reporting more than 16,000 acres burned across the state.

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

October 02, 2015 5:58 am

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

July 17, 2014 3:48 am

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

MPCB washes its hands of ‘mangrove destruction’ by Esselworld

July 17, 2014 1:28 am

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

Orissa miners knock Delhi HC for quashing Shah panel report

February 19, 2014 4:52 am

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

January 16, 2014 2:48 am

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

Statue of Unity: Activists write to MoEF over environment nod

December 08, 2013 4:36 am

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

State grants NOCs for GM field trials

November 30, 2013 5:02 am

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

Briefly Region: Five arrested for fraud in Haryana

April 11, 2014 5:41 pm

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

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

October 29, 2012 1:03 am

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