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Aug 28, 2018
NGT directs former Uttarakhand DGP to pay Rs 46 lakh fine for illegal purchase of reserve forest land, felling of 25 treesThe judgement came on the plea filed by the NGT Bar Association.
Jul 30, 2017
Centre sees environment as a burden not a societal obligation, says Jairam RameshJairam Ramesh, 63, has been a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2004 and held several portfolios, including rural development and drinking water and sanitation, during the second term of the UPA regime from 2009-14. But he is best-known, and still remembered, for his stint as environment minister.
Aug 06, 2014
No forest clearances granted unless compensation plan in place: GovtAllaying apprehensions that green nod is being speeded up at the cost of environment, government today asserted that no forest clearance is given unless there is a plan in place to compensate the forest cover.
Jan 24, 2014
Posco not to cut trees till Odisha gives forest clearance: NGTThe National Green Tribunal on Friday directed that South Korean major Posco will not cut any trees in a village in Odisha for developing its Rs 51,000 crore steel project till the state government gives the final forest clearance.
Jan 11, 2014
CPI wants Posco's environmental clearance revokedCPI alleged that the decision was taken "by a sleight of hand de-linking the proposals of 'captive port' and 'mining' of iron ore from the proposal of the steel plant. It is well-known that the original proposal at Posco was for an integrated project."
Jan 06, 2014
Shah Panel finds Tata, Birla, SAIL among 70 cos violating envt normsThe Commission has estimated that iron ore worth over Rs 45,453 crore and manganese worth over Rs 3,089 crore have been extracted by miners "illegally and without lawful authority" by violating conditions of Environment Clearance (EC) alone.