Krishna river banks not to be cleared without clearance: NGT

NGT has directed Andhra Pradesh not to carry out any operation of the clearing of the land falling in the project area without obtaining the environment clearance for the project in question.

NGT imposes fine on Akshardham temple

The National Green Tribunal Friday slapped a fine on the Akshardham temple management for carrying out expansion without prior environmental clearance and asked a committee on revitalisation of Yamuna to examine whether the expanded portion fell on the river's floodplains.

NHPC gets environmental clearance for Rs 25K cr Dibang project

State-owned NHPC has received environmental clearance for its Dibang multipurpose hydropower cum flood moderation project, worth over Rs 25,000 crore, in Arunachal Pradesh.

NGT asks DTTDC to get environment clearance for a Delhi bridge

National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday directed Delhi Tourism and Transportation Corporation (DTTDC) to obtain environmental clearance for a new bridge across river Yamuna under construction at Wazirabad here.

Centre promises help to intensify devp works in Naxal areas

The Centre on Monday promised to help Naxal-hit states to intensify developmental projects relating to roads, bridges, education and other infrastructure in such locations besides carrying out offensives against the rebels.

Details of Jayanthi Natarajan's 'letter bomb' against Rahul Gandhi

In a big blow to the Congress, senior party leader and former Union minister Jayanthi Natarajan quit the party on Friday.

DNA: Jayanthi Natarajan bombs Congress as she quits party

Jayanthi Natarajan quit the Congress on Friday, after a letter written by her to party president Sonia Gandhi on November 5, 2014 was published in the media. Jayanthi, in the letter, accused Rahul Gandhi of interference while she was environment minister in the Manmohan Singh government.

Smart City Kochi gets environmental clearance

Smart City Kochi, Kerala government's prestigious IT project, has received complete environmental clearance, a top official of the project said Wednesday.

Posco gets environmental clearance for Rs 52K Odisha project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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`

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

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

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

PM for environmental clearance sans `permit raj`

PM Singh said an independent
regulator would soon revamp the process and help protect ecology without bringing back "the hated license permit raj".