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Monday, Feb 17, 2020

Environment ministry

Feb 02, 2020 19:38
The government’s push to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels is welcome read more
Jan 28, 2020 04:29
The move has sparked resistance from the fishing communities in villages in and around Mundra on the grounds that their point of view must be heard before granting any permissions. read more
Jan 07, 2020 20:16
A new proposal could put forests and biodiversity at risk read more
Jan 03, 2020 01:13
The ministry plans to overhaul the compensatory afforestation process by accrediting private or public-private partnership companies to raise plantations near reserved forests that can be bought by developers of projects involving diversion of forest... read more
Dec 16, 2019 00:34
While it has been 15 years since the sewer lines were planned, the Mithi revival project is moving at a snail’s pace. read more
Dec 08, 2019 05:37
According to senior officials in the environment ministry, the extension of green clearances is necessary to avert major disruptions in the mining industry. Environmental activists and researchers warned that a transfer of clearances would pose the risk... read more
Nov 20, 2019 00:01
Sambhar lake is among the eight worst-rated wetlands in the country when it comes to ecosystem management , according to a draft report prepared by the environment ministry in consultation with several independent experts. read more
Nov 19, 2019 22:38
The Finance Commission was likely to reject the power ministry’s spending proposal, according to the ministry official, who is not authorised to speak to media and so did not wish to be identified. read more
Nov 11, 2019 17:14
The beaches identified for the campaign are in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha. The beaches have been identified after consultation with the state governments according to... read more
Oct 08, 2019 23:43
The official who sent the note to the forest department and other officials of the environment ministry were not immediately available for comment on Tuesday, a national holiday. read more
Oct 02, 2019 14:44
This move will affect the livelihood of Goan villagers who depend on these khazans. The state government seeing the plight of the farmers have asked the environment ministry to implement their plan carefully. read more
Sep 28, 2019 23:33
It has also exempted projects with a proposed capacity expansion up to 40% from the requirement of public consultations, with certain riders. read more
Sep 28, 2019 18:47
All projects concerning national defence and security or involving “other strategic considerations” as determined by the Centre will be assessed. read more
Sep 27, 2019 23:58
The largest area encroached on is in Madhya Pradesh with about 5347.17 sq km, or nearly 7%, of 7,7414 sq km of forests being occupied by squatters; followed by Assam (11.28%) and Odisha (1.5%), according to the ministry. read more
Sep 24, 2019 12:30
China will mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic on Oct. 1, with Beijing and the surrounding province of Hebei already implementing special measures to tighten security, curb firework sales and suspend mining activities in... read more