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Cairn gets environmental nod to raise oil production

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 11:08

Cairn India has received environmental nod for raising crude oil production from its prolific Rajasthan fields by 50 percent to 300,000 barrels per day.

Posco gets environmental clearance for Rs 52K Odisha project

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 17:44

South Korean giant Posco has won environmental clearance to build Rs 52,000 crore steel plant in Odisha, ending eight years of wait for a project that would involve the largest-ever foreign direct investment in India.

Environment nod to lift cost of POSCO's India plant to $12.6 bn

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 23:58

The proposed 12 million-tonnes-per-year plant in Odisha has been stuck for more than eight years due to delays in getting various clearances and acquiring land.

Bio-medical waste treatment plants require EC: NGT

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 19:13

The National Green Tribunal Thursday held that biomedical waste (BMW) treatment plants are required to obtain environmental clearance (EC) before these are set up as it is a hazardous waste which can produce large number of infectious diseases.

Goa miners should get environmental clearance afresh: CEC to SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 18:51

A Supreme Court-appointed panel on Wednesday referred to its report on illegal iron ore extractions in Goa in the apex court to buttress its point that miners should get fresh environment clearance certificates.

National Green Tribunal bans sand mining across country

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 20:42

The National Green Tribunal on Monday banned mining or removal of sand from river beds across the country without an environmental clearance.

MoEF`s deputy director granted bail in corruption case

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 19:47

An environment ministry official arrested by CBI along with 2 for taking bribe of Rs 7 lakh for arranging environmental clearance for mining firm in Odisha, has been granted bail by a Delhi court.

Biodiversity conservation to be included in green clearance

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 18:04

Conservation of biodiversity will be soon made a criterion for environmental clearances to industrial and mining projects, Government today said.

Plea in SC against environmental clearance to Kudankulam plant

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 19:35

A fresh petition was filed in SC against the environmental clearance given to the controversial Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu.

`Demolish Adarsh building as it lacks green nod`

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 21:27

Reiterating its stand on the Adarsh housing society, a former MoEF official told a judicial panel that the building has to be demolished.

Australian govt raises objection on green nod to GVK project

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 16:24

The Australian government has raised objections to environmental clearance given by a provincial government to GVK Group's USD 10 billion Alpha Coal mine project in Galilee Basin, Queensland.

Env clearance given to Tipaimukh project: PM

Last Updated: Saturday, December 03, 2011, 19:55

PM said that environmental clearance had been given to the proposed Tipaimukh dam project on the River Barak in Manipur.