Javadekar assures fast forest clearance for Arunachal project

Union Minister of State for Environment & Forests (Independent Charge) Prakash Javadekar has assured the Arunachal Pradesh government that he will expedite forest clearance for the 3000 MW Dibang Hydropower Project in the state.

Govt forms new panel for forest clearances

The Environment Ministry has constituted a new advisory panel to vet proposals related to forest clearances, according to a government official.

Ramesh puts his foot down on Morga-II coal-block

Days after clearing a bunch of
coal blocks for power plants in Chhattisgarh`s Hasdeo-Arand
region, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh rejected forest clearance to another project, saying it is in "no-go" core area.

`Forest clearance no license for land acquisition`

Orissa govt has declared the protests by locals against land acquisition as `unlawful`.