Environment Ministry

Ramesh challenges India on green development

Jairam Ramesh has turned a once-marginal Environment Ministry into a powerful sentinel.

Dec 13, 2010, 20:36 PM IST

Lavasa asked to appear before Environment Ministry on Thursday

After a direction by the Bombay
High Court, the Environment Ministry on Tuesday asked a
representative of the Lavasa Corporation Ltd (LCL) to appear
before it.

Dec 07, 2010, 23:36 PM IST

Rules to conserve wetlands notified

The environment ministry notified the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010 to ensure better conservation and management of existing wetlands in India.

Dec 02, 2010, 17:31 PM IST

Loopholes in Lavasa`s reply: Environment Ministry

The Environment Ministry today said there were loopholes in Lavasa Corporation`s reply to its notice.

Nov 30, 2010, 00:09 AM IST

Environ ministry issues notice to Adarsh society

Environment Ministry issued a show cause notice to housing society for violating environmental laws.

Nov 12, 2010, 18:03 PM IST

With Ramesh in Mexico, Maha govt delays submitting report

Environment Ministry is yet to
receive the final report from Maharashtra government on
alleged violations of coastal regulation zone norms by the
controversial Adarsh housing society in Mumbai.

Nov 04, 2010, 20:06 PM IST

Environment Ministry washes hands off Adarsh society row

The Environment Ministry Thursday washed its hands off the alleged irregularities in the controversial Adarsh Housing Cooperative Society in Mumbai.

Oct 29, 2010, 00:19 AM IST

Krishna takes dig at Environment Ministry

"Environment Ministry has no
borders. It transcends all borders."

Oct 13, 2010, 21:36 PM IST

EnvironMin seeks report on death of blackbucks

The Union Environment Ministry
has sought a report from Delhi Zoo authorities on the death of
ten blackbucks there allegedly due to consumption of sewage
water that had flowed back into their enclosure.

Sep 28, 2010, 19:02 PM IST

Environment Ministry clears aerial rope-way project

Environment Ministry has
given the green signal to the ambitious 1,820-meter long
aerial rope-way across the Brahmaputra river connecting
Guwahati and North Guwahati via Umananda Island in Assam.

Sep 07, 2010, 19:34 PM IST

Examine alternative sites with same interest as Navi Mumbai:EM

Env Min asks state authorities to re-examine four sites including Navi Mumbai with equal weightage.

Sep 04, 2010, 00:36 AM IST

Environment Ministry committee to discuss mining projects report

NC Saxena panel report seeks a ban on mining projects of Vedanta Resources in Orissa.

Aug 20, 2010, 12:13 PM IST

Environment Ministry gives green signal to Polavaram dam

The Environment Ministry has
given its nod to divert over 3,000 hectares of forest land for
the construction of mega Polavaram dam in Andhra Pradesh.

Jul 28, 2010, 22:54 PM IST

Environment Ministry refuses nod to Karnataka power plant

The Environment Ministry has
rejected clearance given to a 450 MW power plant proposed in
Uttar Kannada district in Karnataka for giving "misleading
information" about its distance from the Cotigao Wildlife

Jun 28, 2010, 20:29 PM IST

Environment Ministry`s no to ToRs for four N-power projects

Citing deficiencies in pre-feasibility reports, the Environment Ministry has refused to prescribe terms of reference for four atomic power projects proposed by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.

Jun 27, 2010, 09:53 AM IST

Environment Ministry says no to new helipads in city

The Ministry of Environment
and Forests (MoEF) is not in favour of allowing new helipads
to come up in the metropolis, Bombay High Court was told

Jun 16, 2010, 19:13 PM IST

Ganga Knowledge Centre to be set up soon

The Environment Ministry will
soon set up a Ganga Knowledge Centre (GKC), a single point of
reference sharing details on data and plans and policies that
would aid in cleaning up the one of the longest rivers in the

Jun 16, 2010, 18:24 PM IST

Environment Ministry refuses nod for Poshitra port

Much to the relief of green
groups, the Environment Ministry has rejected the proposal for
a port in Poshitra in Gujarat citing possible destruction of
crucial marine bio-diversity in the Gulf of Kutch.

Apr 13, 2010, 18:28 PM IST

Kamal Nath says no clash with environment ministry

Clearing the air on the rift with the environment ministry over highway projects, Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath has said he has no "clash" with anyone but
the green approvals should be expedited.

Apr 08, 2010, 11:49 AM IST

`Environment ministry not blocking highway constructions`

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh
Friday said his ministry was not blocking construction work of
national highways in the country.

Apr 02, 2010, 17:43 PM IST