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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After being given a lifeline, Lavasa applied afresh for environmental clearance to the first phase of its Rs 3000-crore hill city project near Pune,
which is being considered by a high-level committee.