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Last updated: Jun 13 2019 06:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects 13.6.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental ...
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YFPHR denounces re-commencement for construction of Imphal Railway Station at Sagoltongba 8.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
YFPHR denounces re-commencement for construction of Imphal Railway Station at Sagoltongba
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Smogged, but unfazed: Mumbai needs to take air pollution more seriously than it does 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
For many Mumbaikars, 'air pollution' is a Delhi or at most a North Indian problem. Yet, Mumbai air itself says otherwise on many a day. But are city authorities really aware and equipped to take the steps they need to?
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NDA 2.0: What the BJP-led government’s re-election will mean for the environment 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Since 2014, the NDA regime has carried out a series of changes to India’s environmental laws. Activists fear dilutions will continue unabated.
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While all eyes were on elections, the government moved to overhaul environmental clearance rules 24.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The suggested changes will weaken environmental clearance processes, favour industry, say experts.
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Tamil Nadu’s farmers threaten legal action against GAIL for laying gas pipeline through their fields 22.5.2019 Scroll.in
Nearly 50 farmers have sent legal notices to the public sector company since the police cracked down on their protests against the project last week.
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H S Sohal joined BSNL as Chief Vigilance Officer 13.5.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, H S Sohal, an Indian Forest Service from AGMUT cadre of 1987 batch, has joined BSNL as its Chief Vigilance Officer from May 6, this year.He is MSc (Botony) gold medalist from Lucknow University, a statement from the telecom company said on Monday. Prior to this, he has been posted as Deputy Conservator […]
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CPI opposes hydro-carbon project in Tamil Nadu 13.5.2019 Sify Finance
The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday voiced strong opposition to the granting of permission to companies like Vedanta and the ONGC to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling hydro-carbon wells in Tamil Nadu.
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Living in hell: Sewage, garbage and contaminated water leave 2800 families struggling in Delhi transit camp 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Evicted Kathputli Colony residents struggle with water shortage and lack sanitation in their temporary homes in Anand Parbat. As they wait for the new homes, the sordid conditions in the transit space create grave implications for the environment.
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Construction of Mapithel Dam have claimed the lives of more than 16 people - YFPHR 3.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Construction of Mapithel Dam have claimed the lives of more than 16 people - YFPHR
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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Bengaluru Buzz: | 80 lakh vehicles in the city now | PIL hearing on RTE Rule amendment | Elevated corridor to affect 1131 properties 6.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As Bengaluru's vehicle count crossed 80 lakhs, it has now become the metro with the second highest number of vehicles in India, said the Karnataka Transport Commissioner. Read more on what else has happened in the city this week
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1,131 properties to be affected by elevated corridor project 1.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Environmental impact assessment report says project needs 56.89 hectares of land
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SC suspends eco clearance for international airport in Goa 31.3.2019 Hindu: National
‘A firm regime against environmental exploitation would strengthen rule of law’
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Fresh environmental study of new Goa airport 30.3.2019 Sify Finance
In a setback to the GMR group, the Supreme Court on Friday did not allow the construction of Goa's new greenfield international airport at Mopa and ordered that an Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) would study allegations related to specific environmental concerns.
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Pulicat lake bar mouth to be dredged 29.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Fisheries department calls for tenders for work
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20 locations given environmental clearance for sand and rock excavation 21.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
20 locations given environmental clearance for sand and rock excavation
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Env group asks CM to reconsider elevated corridors, says it will impact our well-being 20.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citing a report by NLSIU professor Dr M K Ramesh, Bangalore Environment Trust has appealed to the CM to reconsider the elevated corridor project. Dr Ramesh's report had said that the project was quixotic, with dire consequences for citizens
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China phases out 280,000 T of ozone-depleting substances in 2018 - Xinhua 20.3.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
China has phased out 280,000 tonnes of ozone-depleting substance (ODS) production as part of its obligations to the 1988 Montreal Protocol aimed at protecting the ozone layer, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on ...
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As Mumbai’s coastal road construction speeds up, even car owners are joining the protest against it 14.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Who is the multi-crore project being built for?
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