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Supreme Court Clears Chardham Highway Project 16.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Supreme Court has cleared the decks for the Chardham highway project, which will connect four holy places in the hills of Uttarakhand through 900-km all-weather roads, by modifying an NGT order to...
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Does the National Capital Region need another airport, even if it comes at great ecological cost? 7.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Rs 16,000 crore project, just 70 km from the Delhi airport, is being built over wetlands that are home to Sarus cranes, peacocks and blackbucks.
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Do we really need an airport in Noida at the cost of 63 wetlands and the biodiversity in them? 7.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Over 63 wetlands and habitats of Sarus cranes, peacocks and blackbucks will be affected by the construction of the Noida International Greenfield Airport, just 70 km away from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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‘Our livelihood depends on this land’: A solar park in Gujarat is hurting a pastoral community 6.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Charanka solar park may help India reach its renewable energy goals, but it has a hidden cost.
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Elon Musk's SpaceX Eyes Florida For Launch Site For Mars Rocket 3.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by...
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'Moving fast': Musk's SpaceX eyes Florida for launch site for Mars rocket 3.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by Reuters on Friday.
Water resources department to identify potential quarry sites 2.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Water resources department to identify potential quarry sites
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Belgian reactors can continue to work if key for electricity supply - EU top court 29.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
The European Union's top court said on Monday that Belgian reactors Doel 1 and Doel 2 can continue to work if their output is key for electricity supply, even though a law extending their operating life was adopted without required ...
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How consent for Dibang dam was manufactured by terrorising the people of Arunachal Pradesh 25.7.2019 Scroll.in
Both Congress and BJP governments have pursued a vision of development in the North East that deprives people of a say in how their rivers are managed.
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Navghar-Chirner corridor: Panel suggest Term of reference 21.7.2019 DNA
This corridor would also be useful for the development of upcoming Navi Mumbai International Airport, JNPT Port, Mumbai Trans Harbour Link.
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Oil prices regain little ground lost in previous session 17.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Oil prices on Wednesday regained little ground lost in the previous session, weighed down by industry data suggesting U.S. crude inventories fell less than expected.
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Oil prices gain, U.S. crude little changed after inventory data 17.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Oil prices rose on Wednesday after steep falls in the previous session, although U.S. crude trailed gains for international benchmark Brent after U.S. crude inventories fell less than expected.
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Oil prices steady after falling to more than one-week lows 17.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Oil steadied after falling more than 3% overnight, with U.S. crude trailing Brent after U.S. inventory data fell short of expectations, amid conflicting signals from the U.S. and Iran over the disputes that have roiled prices ...
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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Mumbai air pollution isn’t as bad as Delhi’s? Think again 25.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city’s sea breeze most often blows away pollutants. But when winds are light, noxious gases and particulate matter remain suspended in the air.
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Elevated corridors: Environment Clearance was issued in just two weeks 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
The EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) report of elevated corridors spans 345 pages, but it took authorities just two weeks to approve it and issue Environment Clearance to the project. This is despite the EIA avoiding a detailed study of many environmental impacts
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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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