Environment Clearance News
DIAL gets green nod for Rs 1,310-cr commercial building project in Aerocity; begins phase-2 of Airport Land Development
The nodal ministry has given the environment clearance (EC) to DIAL's two proposed projects with some conditions after taking into account the recommendation of its expert committee.
Coal India's 54 mining projects facing delays; environmental, forest clearances cited as major reasons
Five coal mining projects with a sanctioned capital of Rs 989.43 crore were completed during 2018-19
The proposal is to expand onshore oil and gas production from the existing 3,00,000 BOPD (barrels oil per day) to 4,00,000 BOPD
The 25 sectors include iron, steel, cement, coal, petroleum refineries industry, paper and pulp industries, hydro-electric projects, industrial estates, among others.
Gujarat's Mithivirdi nuclear power plant to be shifted to Andhra Pradesh due to delay in land acquisition
The Centre told the NGT that the nuclear power plant proposed at Mithivirdi in Gujarat will be shifted to Andhra Pradesh due to delay in land acquisition
The 216-page CAG report said the necessity for filing and approval of a mining plan was ignored in the cases of 58 lessees.
The coal requirement will be 0.3 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) and will be sourced from SAIL's Ramnagore Captive Coal mine.
The Centre has recently auctioned 29 blocks in two phases to companies like Monnet, GMR Chhattisgarh, Hindalco, Reliance Cement among others, garnering about Rs 2 lakh crore.
A study conducted by the Goa government to assess the various environmental nods required for mining in the state has found serious flaws with the entire process and recommended remedial measures.