environment clearance

Dumping waste in Yamuna near Taj Mahal sad state of affairs: NGT

The National Green Tribunal today expressed disgust at the dumping of solid wastes in river Yamuna near the Taj Mahal, saying it demonstrated a sad state of affairs and directed UP government and its authorities to get it all cleaned immediately.

Nov 16, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

NGT quashes 2 office memoranda of MoEF on environ clearances

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday quashed two office memoranda of the Environment Ministry dealing with the issue of clearances for major and minor projects, saying they suffered from infirmity of "lack of inherent jurisdiction and authority."

Jul 08, 2015, 00:28 AM IST

Govt transfers ECs of 19 coal blocks of total 29 so far

The Centre has so far transferred the environment clearance (EC) of 19 coal blocks out of approved 29 mines from the earlier allottees to the new successful bidders including JSW Steel, GMR Chhattisgarh Energy, Jaypee Cement and Ambuja Cements among others.

Jun 22, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

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Jan 30, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

CBI likely to quiz Jayanthi on land diversion for Jindal plant

CBI sources said the agency may also include in the FIRs several senior environment ministry officials who were part of the clearance process.

Nov 02, 2014, 09:40 AM IST

Want to put environment ministry on autopilot: Javadekar

Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said Friday that he wanted to put the environment ministry in "autopilot" with transparent, policy-based decision making and acknowledged that the previous UPA government had hampered growth by not clearing key environmental decisions.

Oct 18, 2014, 03:16 AM IST

HC rejects Haryana's plea against Maruti

The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed Haryana's plea challenging its order restraining the state from prosecuting car maker Maruti for not having prior environment clearance (EC) for its unit in Rohtak.

Sep 22, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

High level panel recommends green nod to WBMDTC mining project

A high-level panel has recommended environment clearance, with some riders, for the coal mining project of West Bengal Mineral Development and Trading Corp Ltd.

Sep 19, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Expansion of two DU colleges: NGT revokes stay

The National Green Tribunal has revoked its stay on the expansion plans of Delhi University- affiliated Hindu College and construction of a new building for Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies.

Sep 10, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

Norms stringent, cumbersome for getting environment clearances: NHPC

With many projects stuck, state- owned NHPC has said stringent norms as well as cumbersome procedures are leading to delay in getting environmental and forest clearances.

Aug 28, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

Moily says no norms compromised in granting environmental nods

Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily today said he followed all rules and did not compromise on any norm in granting forest and environment clearance to a host of projects since taking over one and a half months back.

Feb 14, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

Gadgil report not mandatory for giving clearance in Western Ghats: NGT

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday said that it is no longer mandatory for the environment ministry to refer to Gadgil panel`s report while deciding applications for clearance for projects in permissible areas of the Western Ghats.

Nov 12, 2013, 18:38 PM IST

Environment clearance issue for coal blocks to be examined

Senior officials of Coal Ministry on Friday met top officials of Environment Ministry in this regard here and discussed at length the issue of such clearances to mines that are to be auctioned.

Dec 21, 2012, 14:56 PM IST

New body for environmental clearances: PM

The government will set up an environmental assessment and monitoring authority to streamline the process of environmental clearances, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday.

Aug 15, 2011, 09:31 AM IST

Centre gives environment clearance for N-power plant

The Centre has sanctioned
environmental clearance for the proposed nuclear power plant
at Haripur in West Bengal`s East Midnapore district,
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday.

Jan 13, 2010, 20:59 PM IST