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Union Environment Ministry


Forest Act not applicable to land owned by user agencies, says Union environment ministry; conservationists raise alarm

November 03, 2021 6:24 pm

Senior forest department officials opine that the decision came in the wake of resentment by public sector bodies like railways and NHAI whose projects get delayed in taking prior government approval and forest clearances.

Bombay HC seeks replies from Centre, state, Coal India Limited within 8 weeks

June 27, 2020 3:32 am

The petitioner said the Environment ministry has granted permission to auction the Bander coal block near TATR without requisite clearances under the Environment Protection Act (EPA), Forest Conservation Act (FCA) and National Board for Wild Life (NBWL).

Report: India’s forest, tree cover up by 1 per cent

February 13, 2018 2:40 am

In 2015, India’s forest cover was 701,673 sqkm.

Oppo gets green nod to set up Greater Noida manufacturing unit

December 11, 2017 2:41 pm

Oppo's plans to set p a Greater Noida manufacturing unit has received a boost after receiving clearance from the Environment ministry.

PMC complains of delay, Centre blames civic body: Why haven’t you acquired land yet?

September 22, 2017 8:12 am

Due to the insufficient wastewater treatment capacity, non-functioning of intermediate pumping stations and non-availability of a sewerage system, the untreated sewage was finding its way to Mula-Mutha river and polluting it.

NGT: No green nod, no marble mining

February 03, 2015 2:00 am

Alwar resident, Khayali Ram, had filed a petition seeking directions to stop the functioning of “illegal” mines in the district.

There’s a gai in nilgai so BJP in a fix, both in Centre and state

December 20, 2014 4:44 am

Section 11 of the Wildlife Protection Act, the Chief Wildlife Warden of a state is empowered to allow culling.

SAIL seeks environmental nod for iron ore plant in Jharkhand

December 12, 2014 2:19 am

The company has also decided to set up a 0.768 MT top charged coke oven battery facility at the same location.

Adani Ports & SEZ gets green nod, told to restore creeks

July 17, 2014 2:23 am

The Adani Group company has also been prevented from carrying out “any river course modification”.

CM opens doors for higher FSI in cessed redevelopment projects

March 31, 2014 3:01 pm

Govt withdraws four-year-old circular that disallowed FSI incentives.