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"Inviolate area process must be open for public consultation”, says Greenpeace"

Press release | January 28, 2013 at 11:35

New Delhi, January 25, 2013: The long overdue report of the committee to formulate parameters on inviolate forest areas closed to coal mining has finally been uploaded to the MoEF website, 7 months after it was submitted by the committee in July...

Joint letter to MoEF on Inviolate Criteria process

Publication | July 15, 2013 at 14:40

A joint letter to Minister of Forest and Environment, Ms. Jayanti Natarajan on the faulty and exclusionary process to determine criteria for the declaration if inviolate forest areas with respect to coal mining.

Jairam Ramesh, UPA accused of double standards

Press release | September 24, 2010 at 17:54

Greenpeace today released new documents which it claims show that the Minister of Environment and Forests has overlooked the violation of the country's Forest Conservation Act (FCA) by the Dhamra port in Orissa. The port is a joint venture...

Letter from Danish Ministry of Environment

Publication | April 19, 2005 at 17:28

Government bowing to TATA pressure is now in the open

Press release | December 16, 2010 at 16:19

New Delhi, December 16, 2010: If the reports on powerful corporates influencing Cabinet formation were not incriminating enough, there is another shocker. The Minister of Environment Jairam Ramesh condoned Tata Steel and L&T’s violation of the...

Will MoTA and MoEF show some spine?

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | January 30, 2013

2013 promises to be a year in which the fate of large swathes of India's forests are determined. January has already witnessed two potentially significant developments in the ongoing war over coal mining in some of India's last...

Supreme Court questions Centre's right to allocate coal blocks

Blog entry by Ignatius Thekaekara | January 25, 2013

Stay up-to-date on news related to the environment. The Supreme Court has questioned the Central government’s authority to allocate coal blocks to companies and has sought legal explanation as the statutory Act empowers only the...

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