User: esg Topic: Decision-Making
Category: EIA
Last updated: Aug 04 2015 08:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BMC appoints NEERI to monitor pollution at dumping ground 4.8.2015 Asian Age: Mumbai
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has appointed the National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to monitor pollution levels at the Kanjurmarg dumping ground. The State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) in 2014 gave its environmental approval to the BMC to start the Kanjurmarg dumping ground by using bioreactor technology, which treats the solid waste with the help of scientific methods. The permission was given on certain terms and conditions to ensure that the environment is not damaged due to the project. According to the civic officials, the NEERI’s scope of work includes checking green house and poisonous gas levels, controlling the foul smell, checking noise and soil pollution, periodical checking of the leachate treatment centre and to suggest measures to prevent damage to mangroves due to leachate and also inspecting the waste water treatment facility and storm water drains at the Kanjurmarg dumping ground. “The BMC does not have the modern technology and ...
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Green Norms Flouted to Cut Red Tape for Infrastructure Projects 3.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
70% clearances by wildlife board for 40 projects passing through tiger reserves, elephant corridors
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Vizhinjam: Pastoral Letter Airs Concern 3.8.2015 The New Indian Express - Kerala - http://newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/
Seshasayee Paper Q1 net at Rs.5.39 cr. 2.8.2015 Hindu: Business
Seshasayee Paper and Boards Limited has reported a 11 per cent increase in its total income from operations at Rs. 237.50 crore in the first quarter ended June 30, 2015, against Rs. 213.68 crore in...
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SEIAA nod for sand extraction from ‘patta’ land in Nanjangud 1.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
SEIAA nod for sand extraction from ‘patta’ land in Nanjangud
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Why the Coastal Road is a mistake Mumbai cannot afford to make | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis 29.7.2015 DNA: Bangalore
Why the Coastal Road is a mistake Mumbai cannot afford to make | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis
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Green tribunal gives govt. one more month 28.7.2015 Hindu: Vijayawada
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given the State Government one more month to file a counter-affidavit on the development of the new capital on the banks of the Krishna allegedly without condu...
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CPI(M) opposes public hearing on Pudimadaka plant 26.7.2015 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
The CPI (M) has said that it is opposed to the environmental public hearing being organised on August 12 by the A.P. Pollution Control Board on the NTPC’s proposal to set up a 4,000 MW coal-fired p...
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Waiting for the worst 26.7.2015 Hindu: News
With successive governments impervious to environmental concerns, Maharashtra is dreading another ecological catastrophe on the lines of last year’s Malin disaster.
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Vizhinjam: Rs 220 Crore for Conservation, CSR 24.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
As suggested by the EIA report of 2013, the government has already earmarked Rs 140 crore for activities relating to social commitment.
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Experts' reports on preventing landslips gather dust 23.7.2015 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has persistently ignored reports on biodiversity concerns and risk assessment studies along the Mumbai-Pune Expressway prepared by experts such as scientists and ...
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NGT appoints nodal officer to inspect buildings constructed without environmental clearance 22.7.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal New Delhi has appointed the state director of environment as nodal officer of the five-member committee to inspect the building projects, which had been constructed without environmental clearance. It also warned the authorities of contempt proceedings if its directions were not ...
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Aranmula council to challenge Centre’s move 22.7.2015 Thiruvananthapuram News, Thiruvananthapuram City, Kerela News | Cities News - Times of India
Aranmula heritage action council has submitted a complaint to the ministry of environment and forest following the decision of Union government to grant Terms of Reference (TOR) to conduct an environmental impact assessment study for the proposed Aranmula airport ...
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Rivers no more 22.7.2015 FrontLine: Home
The judiciary and the government have repeatedly tried to stop the indiscriminate mining of sand from riverbeds in northern India. Yet the loot continues, presenting the administration with a complex situation involving ecological and environmental problems and livelihood issues.
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Buildings without EIA: Nodal officer appointed by court 22.7.2015 TOI: Chennai
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) in New Delhi has appointed the state director of environment as the nodal officer of the five-member committee formed to inspect building projects constructed without environmental impact assessment ...
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Call to withdraw terms of reference for EIA 21.7.2015 Hindu: National
‘What Aranmula needs is environment conservation’
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MPT wants to reclaim 3L sqm for new cargo terminal 21.7.2015 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
The Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has proposed to reclaim 3 lakh square metres (75 acres) of water area for developing a multipurpose cargo terminal on public private partnership (PPP) mode at west of breakwater at the cost of 950 ...
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Conditional Nod Given to EIA for Proposed Aranmula Airport 19.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
Address environment, social issues in reports; submit fresh plan for Aranmula facility without disturbing rivulet, insists MoEF panel
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Airport: KGS granted terms of reference for EIA 18.7.2015 Hindu: News
The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) attached to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has granted Terms of Reference (ToR) to KGS Aranmula International Airport Limited...
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Nod for fresh EIA for Aranmula airport 17.7.2015 HBL: Logistics

The move for an international airport at Aranmula seems to have gained renewed momentum with the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests approving another round of environmental impact as...

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