Environmental Clearance

NGT asks Sun Pharma to give Rs 10 crore interim compensation

It should have obtained clearance under the provisions of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 1994. 

published on : 30th September 2022

‘Isha Foundation can be exempted from green norms’

The 2014 environment protection amendment rules provide exemption from such clearances to educational institutes, industrial sheds, and hospitals, Shankarnarayanan said.

published on : 28th September 2022

Jajpur’s Vyasa Sarovar plan under NGT scanner

According to the order, the project has been undertaken by the Kalinga Nagar Development Authority for the development of urban forests as part of pollution control measures.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Will take up Hubballi-Ankola railway project this year: CM Bommai 

VN Nayak, an environmentalist from Ankola, said instead of making the existing Ankola-Hubballi road into four lanes, it is good to take up the railway project as it is more eco-friendly. 

published on : 27th June 2022

Study shows 35% jump in green clearances to coal mine expansion projects  

According to the website of the Ministry of Power, Government of India, almost sixty percent of power is still generated from fossil fuels.

published on : 25th June 2022

Plea seeks to cancel environmental clearance given to Sterlite plant

Thoothukudi-based Prince Cardoza on Monday filed  a writ petition in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, seeking cancellation of the EC granted to the Sterlite in 2007.

published on : 24th July 2018

Is Centre bending rules to push India-based Neutrino Observatory project?

INO project director says MoEF may not insist on EIA, public hearing

published on : 6th January 2018