environmental clearance

'Environment' trouble for new Andhra capital Amravati as NGT to take up PIL on April 4

'Environment' trouble for new Andhra capital Amravati as NGT to take up PIL on April 4

The National Green Tribunal on Friday fixed April 4 as the date for hearing a PIL challenging environmental clearance given to Amravati, which is being developed as the new capital of Andhra Pradesh.

Mar 11, 2016, 11:31 AM IST

Industries with zero-pollution load need not take green clearance

More than 30 industries that have zero-pollution load have been exempted from taking environmental clearance even as the Centre today released a new four-colour classification scheme for industries based on their pollution potential.

Mar 05, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

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.

Jul 10, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

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.

May 20, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

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.

Feb 12, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

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.

Feb 09, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2015, 23:52 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2014, 17:16 PM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2014, 23:58 PM IST

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.

Nov 28, 2013, 19:13 PM IST

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.

Sep 18, 2013, 18:51 PM IST

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.

Aug 05, 2013, 20:42 PM IST

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.

Mar 14, 2013, 19:47 PM IST

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.

Sep 28, 2012, 18:04 PM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2012, 19:35 PM IST

`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.

Aug 06, 2012, 21:27 PM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2012, 16:24 PM IST