User: neitham Topic: HEPs in NE India
Category: Arunachal :: Demwe
Last updated: Sep 30 2018 12:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Cancellation of wildlife clearance demanded 30.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Cancellation of wildlife clearance demanded
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Confusion over panel’s visit to Dibru-Saikhowa 1.3.2018 The Assam Tribune
Confusion over panel’s visit to Dibru-Saikhowa
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NGT suspends forest clearance for Demwe hydel project 3.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
NGT suspends forest clearance for Demwe hydel project
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Tourism Ministry objects to Demwe Lower project 19.1.2015 The Assam Tribune
Tourism Ministry objects to Demwe Lower project
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Study on Lohit river basin extends to Dibru 31.1.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Study on Lohit river basin extends to Dibru
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Green light for Demwe hydel project 26.8.2013 The Telegraph : North East
Green light for Demwe hydel project
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Plea to make Assam govt a party turned down 24.3.2013 The Assam Tribune
Plea to make Assam govt a party turned down
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Lower Demwe HEP faces multiple problems 29.1.2013 Projects Monitor
Lower Demwe HEP faces multiple problems
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Centre rules out review of NE dams 19.5.2012 The Assam Tribune
Centre rules out review of NE dams
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MoEF approves controversial Demwe Hydropower project 16.2.2012 Down to Earth

Says environmental and social impacts too few as compared to potential for generating clean energy

Demwe hydroelectricThe Lohit flooplains, immediately dowsntream of dam, constitute an Important Bird Area as per international criteria and is also a potential Ramsar site (Photos: Neeraj Vagholikar)

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Environment clearance to 1760 MW Demwe dam 15.2.2012 The Assam Tribune
Environment clearance to 1760 MW Demwe dam
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Giving a Dam to Forests, Holy Site 4.2.2012 Tehelka
Wildlife and forest concerns are given a go-by as the MoEF plans to clear a mega power project close to a holy site citing strategic reasons. Ratnadip Choudhury reports
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Environment ministry to clear controversial Demwe hydroelectric project 31.1.2012 Down to Earth

Wildlife board in its report had pointed that the project will affect ecology in the area

Despite majority of the members of National Board of Wildlife (NBWL) rejecting the clearance for the Demwe Lower Hydro Electric Project in Arunachal Pradesh, environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan has kept its fate hanging in balance. In its meeting on December 13, the non-official members of the standing committee argued, on the basis of a site inspection report prepared by one of the committee's members Asad Rahmani, that the project if allowed will have devastating impact on the wildlife. The minister, however, said she will take a final call on the project.

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Demwe hydroelectric project put on hold 5.11.2011 Down to Earth
National Board of Wild Life worried over the impact of joint venture project of Arunachal government and Athena Demwe Power Ltd on wildlife habitats The standing committee of the National Board of Wild Life (NBWL) has put the Demwe Lower Hydroelectric Project in Arunachal Pradesh on hold till an expert committee asseses its impact on the flora fauna downstream. [highlights] The propject is proposed on 1,590 ha near the Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary It invloves felling of around 43,000 trees near the sanctuary The project obtained environmental clearance in February last year The project is very close to the chapories (riverine islands) and Dibru Saikhowa National Park. Both support populations of some critically endangered bird species, including the Bengal Florican The distance of the reservoir, created in the project, would be just 50 metres from Kamlang sanctuary On October 14, the standing committee of the NBWL decided to send Asad Rahmani, director of the Bombay Natural ...
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Demwe dam awaits nod 29.12.2010 The Telegraph : North East
Demwe dam awaits nod
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Centre’s stand on mega dams draws flak 26.11.2009 The Assam Tribune
Centre’s stand on mega dams draws flak
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AEV hits roadblock in Demwe power unit 4.10.2007 Projects Monitor
AEV hits roadblock in Demwe power unit
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