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Category: EIA
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Recall notification on environment 29.6.2016 Deccan Herald - Opinion
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change (MOEF&C) issued a new draft notification in May 2016, proposing to amend the Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006. The draft notification aims to legitimise all violations of environmental law under three covers - Environmental Supplemental Plan, Environment Justice and 'innovative' technologies. India's Environment Impact Assessment law (EIA Notification, 2006), provides a legal process for grant or rejection of environmental clearances to industries and activities. Project developers/proponents cannot start work on project-related activities unless and until they rece-ive 'prior' environmental clearance. In fact, the heart and soul of EIA is the need for prior app-roval. This is the law as it exists. However, all this is going to change, if the draft notification, as it is presently formulated, comes into force. Through innovative terminologies and convoluted statements, the ministry plans to allow project developers/proponents who ...
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Memorandum of Agreement Signed between JNU and National Institute of Animal Welfare 29.6.2016 Govt of india: PIB
National Institute of Animal Welfare (NIAW) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (JNU) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to conduct academic programmes that will focus on development of Animal Welfare Sciences. The MoA was signed by Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Prof. M Jagdish Kumar, and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment,
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‘No scientific study behind Chamundi Hills project’ 29.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘No scientific study behind Chamundi Hills project’
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Quarry flouted mining norms served stop memo 29.6.2016 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
The department of mining and geology has issued a stop memo to KK Rocks for violating mining norms mentioned in the permit.
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‘No scientific study behind Chamundi Hills project’ 29.6.2016 Hindu: Karnataka
Is the Chamundi Hills development project being taken up without a proper scientific study?The answer is yes, according to the Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP), which is strongly opposing the project a...
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‘Seed capital coming up on floodplains’ 28.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Seed capital coming up on floodplains’
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‘Seed capital coming up on floodplains’ 28.6.2016 Hindu: National
: By planning the seed capital of Amaravati on floodplains, the State government is not only violating several laws but also denying water to the future generations, alleged a Congress leader and soci...
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'Government open to improvements on SRDP' 27.6.2016 TOI: Hyderabad Times
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50 quarries sans clearance face closure 26.6.2016 Hindu: Kerala
An earlier SC order and a recent High Court order make such clearance mandatory
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UDF govt tried to circumvent law: HC 25.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
UDF govt tried to circumvent law: HC
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Vishwamitri project to be put on fast track 25.6.2016 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
The Vishwamitri river project will be put on the fast track by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC), municipal commissioner Dr Vinod Rao said after taking charge at the civic body on Friday.
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Environmental clearance mandatory for all quarrying; govt tried to circumvent law, says Kerala high court 24.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Environmental clearance mandatory for all quarrying; govt tried to circumvent law, says Kerala high court
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Forget plant, treat waste yourself, says minister 23.6.2016 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
City residents will have no other option but to manage their household waste themselves.
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Linking Ken, Betwa to hurt ecosystem, says govt report 23.6.2016 Latest News
The study by the environment ministry valued the benefits of the project at Rs 3000 crore anually
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New eco-sensitive zone with SRDP in mind? 22.6.2016 TOI: Hyderabad Times
Is the Telangana government’s decision to fix the Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) of the KBR National Park, at a meagre 3-7 metres, deliberately designed to ensure smooth execution of the controversial Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP)? A scan of official records clearly point in that direction.
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Environment ministry report critical of Ken-Betwa Interlinking project 22.6.2016 Latest News
Just the few studied benefits from Ken river add up to nearly Rs 3,000 crore value annually, the report states
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Letting them off easy 20.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Letting them off easy
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Letting them off easy 20.6.2016 Hindu: Home
In the newly proposed draft notification seeking to amend the Environment Impact Assessment, the Central government offers a way out to those who have violated environmental norms
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Dirt axe hangs over Lambasingi tourism plan 17.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Dirt axe hangs over Lambasingi tourism plan
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JOIN SAVE CHAMUNDI HILL CAMPAIGN: CHAMUNDI HILL DEVELOPMENT NAY, ITS VANDALISM 16.6.2016 Star of Mysore
JOIN SAVE CHAMUNDI HILL CAMPAIGN: CHAMUNDI HILL DEVELOPMENT NAY, ITS VANDALISM
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