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Govt looks to halve time for environment clearances: Dave

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 24, 2016

Government is looking to reduce the time by half to 50-60 days for granting forest and environment clearances to industrial projects, Union Environment and Forest Minister Anil Madhav Dave said...

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15,342 tn plastic waste generated in India everyday: Dave

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2016

More than 15,000 tonnes of plastic waste are generated in India everyday, of which 6,000 tonnes remain uncollected and littered, the government today said.


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MoEF gets 2 weeks from NGT to submit report on Kopri wetlands

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2016

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) another two weeks time to submit its report on the survey of the 20 hectare wetland area in Kopri. The...

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Javadekar lists increased forest cover for better monitoring of industrial pollution among top achievements

By : sustainabilityo..., May 30, 2016

Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the vital accomplishments of his ministry included increase in forest cover, better monitoring of industrial...

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Environment ministry mulls hefty fine to ensure compliance of green rules

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2016

The environment ministry has its work cut out for the next three years. The Prakash Javadekar-led ministry will now devote all its efforts to ensure compliance of the environmental laws. For...

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Environment Ministry rapped for not using funds fully

By : sustainabilityo..., May 12, 2016

The Centre and more specifically the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change is not putting money where its mouth is — literally.


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