July 11, 2021 4:59 am
The SOP -- issued by the ministry on July 7 in the form of an Office Memorandum – is a result of orders from the National Green Tribunal, which earlier this year directed the ministry to put in place penalties and an SOP for green violations.
September 24, 2017 9:56 am
As per the notification, coal thermal power plants installed after January 1 this year should adhere to stricter air pollution norms and the ones installed before December 31, 2016 were given time till December 7, 2017 for compliance.
December 01, 2014 12:16 am
Set up to review 6 green laws, it wants environmental map to determine project clearances
November 30, 2014 11:41 am
The auction will be for the private sector, while state-owned companies will get mines via allotment.
October 09, 2014 1:53 am
MoEF stated that it wanted to make sure that clearances to HEPs do not obstruct or hamper the Ganga clean-up plan in any manner
September 04, 2014 1:47 am
In Gwalior, the concern is a plan to lay a power transmission line across the sanctuary.
September 03, 2014 2:03 am
The court also restrained the Bengal government for allegedly deciding to sterilise tuskers, calling it a “regressive and condemnable” step.
August 09, 2014 2:17 am
The petition alleges that decrease in NCZs has “seriously impacted the recharging of groundwater, water bodies”.
July 23, 2014 1:41 am
Saugata Roy of the Trinamool Congress termed the clearance-process a “racket” .
July 17, 2014 9:16 am
This increase in forest cover in Gujarat was due to an increase in “Open Forest” area, where the canopy density is between 10-40%.