In what can be seen as a relaxation in its ban on mining in `no-go` areas, the Environment Ministry on Wednesday cleared six coal blocks, including five in such areas, for three major power plants in Orissa.Jun 29, 2011, 16:55 PM IST
Saying that Adarsh Housing Society
had brazenly violated the law, the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests ruled out the possibility of regularizing the 31-storey building, at a hearing before the Bombay High Court.
The Environment Ministry has constituted a committee for Crisis Management Plan to give a measured response in case of cyber attacks on its computer networks.Jun 10, 2011, 22:06 PM IST
The files have gone missing from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests
in New Delhi.
Environment Ministry gave power to state governments to clear
projects upto five hectares of forest land for critical public
untility infrastructure projects like schools and hospitals.
Plan Panel to approach Environment Ministry seeking relaxation of norms for projects in hilly states.May 05, 2011, 21:20 PM IST
Jairam Ramesh said the new reworked draft guidelines "accommodate all genuine concerns."May 04, 2011, 19:25 PM IST
The guidelines outline a three-pronged strategy to deal with man-leopard conflict.Apr 18, 2011, 20:45 PM IST
Environment Ministry`s claim on protection of tigers notwithstanding, a parliamentary committee has taken a dim view of its "silence" on the matter.Mar 24, 2011, 21:05 PM IST
The Environment and Forest
Ministry told the Bombay High Court that it is
considering giving the controversial Adarsh Society a fresh
hearing against the demolition order and will file an
affidavit within two weeks.
A day after a violent protest
by local farmers, Environment Ministry on Tuesday ordered
suspension of construction work of a power plant in Srikakulam
district of Andhra Pradesh.
Environment Ministry has given conditional CRZ clearance for the construction of
elevated four-lane link road from Chennai Port to Maduravoyal on the outskirts of Chennai city.
Environment Ministry on Monday
said it will take a final call on the Posco project in Orissa
by this month-end.
The Environment Ministry will take
a final decision on the fate of the controversial Adarsh
Housing Society in Mumbai within a week.
Environment Ministry has asked state governments to take a series of steps for cleaning the rivers.Dec 30, 2010, 22:48 PM IST
Accepting a request from
Mumbai`s controversial Adarsh Housing Society, Union
Environment Ministry extended the last date for
receiving its response on a show-cause notice till January 4.
Jairam Ramesh sought a report from the authorities in Assam over the death of a Royal Bengal tigress.Dec 28, 2010, 20:14 PM IST
Environment Ministry has come out with a notification identifying 39 sectors which will require prior environmental clearance for any project to be undertaken.Dec 25, 2010, 00:40 AM IST
The Bombay HC today asked Lavasa Corporation to stop construction at its township near Pune.Dec 23, 2010, 00:45 AM IST