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'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.