User: esg Topic: Decision-Making
Category: EIA
Last updated: Jan 31 2015 12:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Compensate TTD for cutting down trees’ 31.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Compensate TTD for cutting down trees’
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A letter that set off a political storm 31.1.2015 Hindu: News
Congress says she was removed because of ‘serious charges’
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Show proof of ‘Jayanthi tax’, says ex-Minister 31.1.2015 Hindu: National
Former Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan, who resigned from the Congress on Friday, said she challenged anyone to provide proof of wrongdoing during her tenure. ‘Let them probe’...
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Green club always saw red in project nods 31.1.2015 deccanherald.com
Even before the sensational disclosure by Jayanthi Natarajan about skewed project clearances, the country's green norms were the butt of criticism by environmentalists for being non-transparent and easy to manipulate. As a result, these norms ultimately fail to protect the environment, the environmentalists complained. Three approvals are needed for big projects: Environmental clearance, forest department approval if the project involves diversion of forest land and clearance from the National Board on Wildlife for projects near reserve forests. "Our assessment shows countless projects were given environmental clearance but were not implemented," says Sunita Narain, director of Delhi-based non-government organisation, Centre for Science and Environment, that periodically reviews the green clearance system. "The system of green clearances is not working to protect the environment. The EIA (environment impact assessment) reports are poor and the quality of decision making is extremely lackadaisical. The ...
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Andhra cricket body to pay Rs 94L for axing trees 31.1.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal has directed the Andhra Cricket Association to pay a compensation of 94 lakh to the Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams (TTD) within three months for felling trees in the foothills of the sacred Tirupati hills for constructing a cricket ...
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NGT Fines Andhra Cricket Body for Felling 4L Trees 31.1.2015 The New Indian Express - Tamil Nadu - http://newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/
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‘Compensate TTD for cutting down trees’ 31.1.2015 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Southern Bench on Friday directed the Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association (APCA) to pay Rs. 96.40 lakh as compensation to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) f...
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Take to the streets, says Churchill Alemao 31.1.2015 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
In an attempt to stir up passions over the proposed Mopa airport, former PWD minister Churchill Alemao on Friday tugged at the heartstrings of the people cautioning them that if Dabolim airport is shut, it would spell disaster for ...
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Mopa allies up the ante, gather support for hearing 31.1.2015 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
Mopa allies up the ante, gather support for hearing
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Jayanthi waged an 'everyday battle over policy' - The Hindu 31.1.2015
Jayanthi waged an 'everyday battle over policy' The Hindu Former Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said she had to wage an “everyday battle” to balance the demands of the Cabinet and the wishes of the Congress high command, and the two often had conflicting views on environmental ...
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Jayanthi Natarajan, the fall guy? 30.1.2015 Hindu: Home
Sticking points • Jayanthi called for raising minimum time for MoEF clearance from 150 to 300 days • She allegedly sat on various projects even after Expert Appraisal Com...
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MoEF tall claims on green nod exposed 30.1.2015 TOI: Mumbai
In its rush to take credit for speedy approvals for proposed projects, the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has claimed it has granted green clearance for the Shivaji memorial in the Arabian Sea as well as the Pedder road ...
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Alarm bells ring for villagers of sleepy Varkhand 30.1.2015 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
A buzz of activity near their houses has slightly disturbed their usual complacence. The row over the proposed airport had been distant, but now they sense that the earlier gamut of sequences is heading for a ...
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Public hearing on Mopa airport EIA on Feb 1 30.1.2015 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
The North Goa collector Nila Mohanan in coordination with the Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) will conduct a public hearing on the environmental impact assessment (EIA) study for the proposed Mopa airport at the Mopa site from 10.30am on February ...
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Airport project gets new impetus 29.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Airport project gets new impetus
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Tension among villagers ahead of Mopa EIA hearing 29.1.2015 TOI: Goa
An air of suspense and slight tension prevails around Mopa plateau, as the hearing on the environmental impact assessment (EIA) study of the proposed Mopa airport draws near and a rift between villagers around it appears imminent
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Ring road clears environment hurdle 29.1.2015 Jaipur News, Jaipur City News | Cities News - Times of India
The Jaipur Development Authority's (JDA) ring road project clears the long pending obstacle as it received environmental clearance from the Union ministry of environment and ...
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Will Kulai fisheries harbour be on the fast track? 29.1.2015 Hindu: Mangalore
Project yet to get nod from Karnataka State Environment Impact Assessment Authority
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Fishermen, activists oppose Marina Loop Road project 29.1.2015 Hindu: Chennai
Opposition to the Chennai Corporation’s Marina Loop Road upgradation project is gaining momentum with fishermen unions and environmental activists alleging violations in the manner in which clearan...
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Chemical Firm Hits Green Hurdle 29.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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