News & Updates
E.g., Monday, November 20, 2017
E.g., Monday, November 20, 2017
Coal issue burns red hot across Goa
Coal Burying Goa: What the toxic train leaves in its wake
The Experts on FAC Should be the Voice of Forests and Wildlife: Pushp Jain
Govt not interested in enforcing wetland rules
India allows 16 new thermal power plants that violate stricter air pollution standards to come up
Wetlands Rules Diluted
FAC recommends 91,798 ha of forest in 70 projects
FAC considering 2374 ha for diversion
CBI books Jayanthi Natarajan in forest land clearance case
Vacancy for Communication Officer at LIFE for New Delhi
PIL in SC to restrain resumption of mining in Goa
Guidelines for diversion of forest for laying transmission lines through forest areas
Union Environment & Forest Minister Eyeing Harvest of Forest Area Several Times the Reported Increase
National Green Tribunal tells Posco not to cut trees until forest clearance
No new mining proposals to be considered from Saranda – FAC
Non-Compliance of National Green Tribunal Order in a Mining Case – A Principal Secretary of Goa May be Arrested
NGT Fines a Jindal Group Company Rs 10 Million
Moratorium in Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri Extended till 31 August 2013
Liberty to File a Fresh Application
NGT takes a Serious View of Impacts of Development on Dadri Wetland
Eco-Sensitive Zones around all the six PAs in Goa
Gare Back for Environmental Clearance
"Since 2008, more than half of all forest diversions being made for hydel projects in Uttarakhand occurred in Chamoli District alone."
Recording of Reasons in an Official Order Balances the Question of Onus
Strong opposition to Iron Ore Mine of JSW ISPAT at Gadchiroli Distt in Maharashtra
MoEF Constitutes a Committee to Enquire about Impacts of Illegal Sand Mining
All 12 Gram Sabhas Oppose Niyamgiri Bauxite Mining
Amendment of EIA Notification 2006 – Dilution of Process for Highway Expansion
Guidelines for Roads in Protected Areas
Appoint National Environment Regulator – Supreme Court
"Since 2008, more than half of all forest diversions being made for hydel projects in Uttarakhand occurred in Chamoli District alone."
Petition seeking protection of ecology of Western Ghats is maintainable
FAC in July 2013 recommends 900 ha Forest Diversion
MoEF Committee finds Rampant, Unscientific and Illegal Sand Mining
Sixteen Mining Leases within Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary (Goa)
EAC (River Valley & Hydro Electric Project) Reconstituted
Latest Office Memorandum on High Level Working Group (HLWG) on Western Ghats
FAC meeting on 11-12 July 2013 - 300 sq km forest area proposed to be considered for diversion
Dumping of Debris Along the Yamuna River to Attract Fine of Rs 5 Lakh
NGT Orders No Sand Mining without Environment Clearance
Regional MoEF Offices should Upload Forest Clearances and SAG Agenda and Minutes within 7 days
National Green Tribunal directs Environmental Clearance for Port Expansion Project to be kept in Abeyance and directs for reappraisal of the Project
Dismal Compensatory Afforestation Track Record
Environmental Clearance Process – Sub-categorisation of B Category Proposals
FAC Recommends 1512 ha Forest Diversion in June 2013
Highway Expansion – Environment Clearance Process Diluted
37 per cent of the Western Ghats Identified as Ecologically Sensitive
FAC meeting on 9 -10 May 2013 –Issue of Compensatory Afforestation Track Records
FAC Meets on 10-11 June 2013 - 4690 ha Proposed for Diversion
Many Hands and Faces are Blacken with Murky Coal Dealings
FAC Recommends Diversion of 3316 ha Forest in its February 2013 Meeting
FAC Recommends Diversion of About 5000 ha of Forest Land for Non-Forestry Use
Concerns Regarding Expansion of Nasik TPP
Stay Order on Leather Park Complex in Agra District of Uttar Pradesh in India
Orientation on National Green Tribunal (NGT) at Coimbatore
Felling of One Million Trees under Consideration
‘Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs (REFiTs)’ in the Context of Africa
Protection of Flood Plains of the Yamuna and Hindon Rivers
Renewal of Mining Lease in India Would Not Require Environment Clearance in Case It has been Previously Obtained
Orientation on National Green Tribunal at Kochi
Asiatic Lion has a Chance
FAC Meets on 9-10 May to Consider 2183 ha Forest Diversion
Polluting Industry Operating in Residential Area
EAC Coal Takes a Serious Note of Representation by ERC
Rupsiabagar- Khasiyabara HEP in Uttarakhand Declined Approval
Restoration of Agriculture Land impacted by Dumping of Mining Waste
NGT Judgment on Noise Pollution - Ministry to Set Standards for Sirens
Half a million trees proposed to be felled in 15 projects
Critique of EIA Report of Mithi Virdi Nuclear Power Project Proposed in Gujarat
Forest Clearance for Gola River Bed Mining in Uttarakhand
Exemption of Existing Coal Mines from Public Hearing Process in Case of Expansion
NGT does not modify its Kaziranga Judgment in a Review Application
Extension of the deadline for declaration of Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs) around National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries
SWGM meets in Goa Again - Commemorates 25 year and chart the Road Ahead
Supreme Court Asks IITs to Help in Saving the Yamuna River
Action Plan for Control of Noise Pollution
NGT Forms a Committee to Review Pollution Status in NOIDA, UP, India
National Green Tribunal directs Environmental Clearance for construction project to be kept in abeyance
NGT – Review of Kaziranga Judgement Dismissed
CEC Files a Damning Interim Report in the SC on Goa Mining
NHAI wants to be Allowed to Bypass Green Clearance Processes
FAC Feb 2013 Tree Enumeration statistics
Public Hearing for a Leather Complex in Andhra Pradesh Concluded, Is It?
The Goa State Biodiversity Board constituted