User: esg Topic: Decision-Making
Category: EIA
Last updated: Aug 28 2015 02:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Yettinahole comes at a big green cost, offers little: Activists 27.8.2015 deccanherald.com
A total of 400 acres of forest area will be either destroyed or damaged in the 60-km area lying between Hiridanahalli (where the first weir for Yettinahole project is coming up at Hongadahalla) and Haravanahalli (where 8th and last weir is coming up at Doddanaagara) in Sakleshpur, says Dinesh Holla, convenor of Sahyadri Samrakshana Sanchaya (SSS). This excludes the 800-km water pipeline to Tumakuru, Kolar, Chikkaballapur and parts of Bengaluru. Of the 800-km pipeline, the distance between Doddanaagara and Devarayanadurga (near Tumakuru) is 270 km, through which water is proposed to be supplied via open channel. Distribution pipelines form the remaining length. The Pushpagiri forest range (a World Heritage Site) is not too far from the project site. Till date there has been no gazette notification, social impact study or public hearing, a must for mega projects. The entire project (the total cost may cross Rs 20,000 crore) which may cause irreparable damage to Western Ghats, a biodiversity hotspot, has ...
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Fellowship for professor 27.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Fellowship for professor
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Australian firm to explore gas in Myanmar 27.8.2015 New Kerala: World News
Yangon, Aug 27 : An Australian firm has signed a production sharing contract with Myanmar to explore gas in the Mottama offshore area, according to an official report.
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500 buildings under scanner 27.8.2015 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
A total of 500 city apartment buildings with built-up area of less than 20,000 sq metre have not installed Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP), the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) revealed on Wednesday.
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Fellowship for professor 27.8.2015 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
A.G. Murugesan, Professor and environmental scientist of Sri Paramakalyani Centre of Excellence in Environmental Sciences of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, has been awarded the prestigious fell...
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Tamilnadu Eyes Rs 500 Crore Investment Into Coimbatore TICEL Park 26.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
Shanmuga Sundaram, MD of TICEL, said the park would be ready in the next two years and will have a facility for 500 scientists to do Research.
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Karnataka inks pact with Lakshadweep for jetty construction 26.8.2015 HBL: Logistics
The Karnataka Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Lakshadweep administration for the construction of a dedicated jetty for Lakshadweep at Old Mangalore Port. Spea...
Centre gives green nod to rebuild MP flats in Lutyens zone 26.8.2015 Zee News : India National
The Centre has given environment clearance for redevelopment of flats for Members of Parliament (MP) at North and South Avenue in the national capital, which would entail an investment of about Rs 600 crore.
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Tiger habitat declined by 41 % in 17 years, says IUCN report 25.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Tiger habitat declined by 41 % in 17 years, says IUCN report
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Public meet on trans-harbour link on Sept 15 23.8.2015 TOI: Mumbai
MUMBAI: The Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA) will consult the public on the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL) project at a meeting on September 15, in ...
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Steering the Vizhinjam project safely ashore 22.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Steering the Vizhinjam project safely ashore
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Green tribunal seals four buildings in Chennai 22.8.2015 Hindu: Chennai
The National Green Tribunal’s Principal Bench in Delhi on Friday directed the TNPCB and the CMDA to seal four buildings that continued with construction work despite the Tribunal’s previous order r...
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MoEF Nod to EIA for Kerala's New Dam Withdrawn - The New Indian Express 22.8.2015 dam - Google News
MoEF Nod to EIA for Kerala's New Dam Withdrawn The New Indian Express NEW DELHI: The wildlife panel of the Union Environment Ministry has withdrawn permission for conducting an environment impact assessment (EIA) study for the new Mullaiperiyar dam after Tamil Nadu informed it that according to an apex court ...
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Reducing Karnala eco-sensitive zone boosts MTHL 20.8.2015 DNA: Bangalore
Reducing Karnala eco-sensitive zone boosts MTHL
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NGT Directs Notice over ECR Widening 20.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
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NGT slams state for snail's pace in setting up new landfill site 19.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
NGT slams state for snail's pace in setting up new landfill site
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Steering the Vizhinjam port project safely ashore 18.8.2015 Hindu: Home
It’s going to be one of the most eco-friendly ports, says Babu
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Steering the port project ashore 18.8.2015 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Vizhinjam is among the most eco-friendly ports, says Babu
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'Make disaster study must for Uttarakhand hydel projects' 17.8.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Flagging direct correlation between development activities and disaster in ecologically sensitive regions, a home ministry’s body – National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) – has urged the government to carry out ‘Disaster Impact Assessment’ of proposed hydro-power projects in such fragile zones before giving its ...
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APIIC to hand over land to Asian Paints this month 17.8.2015 TOI: India Business
The Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) is expected to hand over land for Asian Paints' proposed manufacturing facility at Pudi village in Atchutapuram by the end of this month.
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