Noise level norms relaxed for firecrackers in West Bengal
National Green Tribunal orders conduct of fresh noise study; till then less stringent MoEF decibel norm to hold good in state
SC orders Centre to appoint regulator for giving green clearances to projects
Order comes at a time when government was trying to project an industry-friendly image; petroleum minister Moily, who now has additional charge …
Who is eligible to raise questions in public hearings?
Sintex power says only those who reside in the region or belong to a non-profit can do so
'Give people viable option'
Activists, spiritual leaders and officials say ban on idol immersions in rivers and lakes can work only if people are offered alternatives
Has government weakened its case against Vedanta?
Stand taken by environment ministry in Supreme Court affidavit gives opponents chance to press for mining in Niyamgiri hills
Tribals force cancellation of public hearing for BCCL’s Dhanbad coal mines
They were not informed about the hearing which was organized in officers’ club, far from Bharat Coking Coal Limited’s project site
Will Bengal allow high decibel firecrackers?
Activists fear noise control rules will be relaxed for manufacturers of firecrackers
MoEF directed to reassess Pipavav port expansion project
National Green Tribunal reprimands environment ministry for casual evaluation
Kolkata highrises to get rooftop solar panels
High Courts also ask power utilities to ensure 10 percent of energy supplies through renewable sources
'Contract farming and PPP can rev agricultural economy'
Industry, experts say investments and policy changes are needed
Return of bird flu in India raises alarm
No confirmation yet on whether virus is a mutant one
Roadmap for an effective environmental regime
Nivit Kumar Yadav reports on how different countries are tackling environmental pollution and the lessons in it for India
Regulating small-scale mines below 5 ha
Will National Green Tribunal's restraint order curb haphazard and unscientific mining of minor minerals that includes sand?
The aviation sector is struggling for survival, while roadways and railways are bleeding the treasury dry. Inland navigation is economical and …