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Tamil Nadu action plan to implement solid waste management rules in six months

When the Union Environment Ministry notified solid waste management (SWM) rules in 2016, the municipal authorities were given one to five years’ time to execute specific measures.

published on : 8th September 2018

Section 144 to curb mob frenzy during man-animal tussle 

Advisory to this effect likely to be issued to state governments by Environment Ministry.

published on : 31st July 2018

Government mulls single clearance for environment, forest for 288 mining leases

The government had in March fixed the deadline at April 1, 2019 for general exploration of these 288 mining leases.

published on : 20th July 2018

Environment Ministry seeks ISRO's satellite-based measurement for better pollution control

The ministry said, the expert group aims at better air quality management in next three months before the onset of winters.

published on : 26th June 2018

Environment ministry panel allows mining near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary

A committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forests has given a go-ahead for limestone mining by a private company near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, the only abode of the Asiatic Lion in the world.

published on : 28th May 2018

India-based Neutrino Observatory receives nod from environmental ministry

The ministry accorded environmental clearance to the neutrino project at Pottipuram village in Uthamapalayam taluk in Theni district promoted by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

published on : 27th March 2018

Tamil Nadu forest fires: 2 alerts were sent to state forest department, says environment ministry 

The statement said two e-mails, providing the co-ordinates of the forest fires, were sent to the nodal officer of Tamil Nadu Forest Department at 2.29 pm and 3.37 pm on March 11.

published on : 19th March 2018

Environmental laws being diluted to favour industries: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

Ramesh accused the Narendra Modi government of weakening and tweaking environment laws to favour industries.

published on : 27th January 2018

Centre, Delhi join hands against air pollution: Environment minister Harsh Vardhan

The Minister said that a team consisting 70 officials from Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry and the Delhi government will initiate the joint campaign from February 10 onwards.

published on : 12th January 2018

Environment ministry asks pollution boards to intensity action against violators

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said all government agencies had to maintain the highest level of alertness and continue their efforts to check pollution.

published on : 14th November 2017

Environment Ministry decides setting up monitoring groups in states

The Environment Ministry today decided that every state government would set up one or more monitoring groups, which will continuously look into compliance of the short-term measures.

published on : 10th November 2017

PETA asks Centre not to lift ban on Jallikattu  

PETA India said that two giant inflatable bulls will run beside PETA supporters in a "bloodless Jallikattu" to protest the government's reported intention to lift the ban on bullfights

published on : 25th October 2016