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Apr 24, 2019
Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposesThe state government ordered closure of Sterlite's copper unit in the backdrop of protests by the locals against it turning violent and resulting in the death of 13 people in police firing on 22 May, 2018.
Sep 11, 2018
Vedanta's plant in Tuticorin: SC refuses to interfere with NGT's expert committee to gauge environmental impact of copper smelterThe SC on Monday declined to interfere with a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to set up an expert committee to study the impact of Vedanta's copper smelting plant.
Feb 08, 2018
Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, asks govt to grant fresh leases in accordance with MMDR ActSupreme Court cancelled 88 mining leases in Goa that were renewed by the state government in 2015 just before the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act mandated the auction of mining leases.
Dec 13, 2017
SC asks Centre to examine economic loss due to health hazards caused by Delhi air pollutionThe Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre whether they have looked into the aspect of economic loss due to health hazards caused by severe air pollution in the Delhi-national capital region (NCR).
Dec 17, 2016
This winter, severe anti-cyclone situation might escalate Delhi pollution, says CSE executive directorTo decode the plan and understand its efficacy, Debobrat Ghose of Firstpost speaks to Anumita Roychowdhury, executive director (Research and Advocacy) and head, air pollution and clean transportation programme at Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), one of the stakeholders in the planning process.
May 08, 2016
In a first, Himachal villagers get a say in hydel power projectsIt’s a big victory for some 1,200 people of Lippa village in Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh. After a seven-year struggle, the villagers have become the first grass-root people in the hill state to get empowered under Gram Sabha (village body of locals) to decide whether a hydel power project would be set up in their area or not.
Mar 09, 2016
An unstable stage, bridges without mesh wiring: Why Delhi Police is concerned about Art of Living eventThe Delhi Police had on Tuesday expressed its concern of a stampede and chaos at the World Cultural Festival being organised by the Sri Sri Ravi Shankar-led Art of Living Foundation on the flood plains of the Yamuma River in New Delhi.
Sep 11, 2015
Oil India gets green nod to produce 1 mmscmd gas in JaisalmerThe wells will be drilled in Dandewala, Bagitibba and Tanot mining lease blocks in Tanot village in Jaisalmer.
Jul 19, 2014
National Green Tribunal asserts independence, is Environment Minister listening?In a significant judgement, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asserted its powers to enforce environmental rights, clarifying that it has "the complete trappings of a civil court" and that its power of judicial review is "implicit and essential for expeditious and effective disposal of the cases".
Jul 14, 2014
SC asks MoEF to decide grant of clearance to Adani SEZ within 8 weeksA forest bench headed by Justice J S Khehar, expressing unhappiness over delay, said this will be the last chance to the ministry and if the task is not completed the Secretary, MoEF will be personally held responsible.