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Odisha slaps Rs 1,306-cr fine on Mahanadi Coalfields

Bhubhaneshwar, May 28: The state government has asked the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, to pay a fine of Rs 1,306 crore for mining coal without environment clearance in the Ib valley area.
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After GoM nod, waste disposal plea reaches SC

New Delhi, May 27: The decision by a Central Group of Ministers to allow the Madhya Pradesh Government to have its way on disposal of 350 tonne of toxic waste from Union Carbide in Germany will be put to final test in Supreme Court on Monday.
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'Entire Western Ghats ecologically sensitive'

PUNE, May 27: The Western Ghats ecology expert panel report placed in public domain by the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has sought immediate steps to address a serious deficit in environmental governance all over region.
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Two critically endangered birds find no mention in MoEF list

Mumbai, May 24: The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) is yet to catch up with the ground reality of the number of species of critically endangered birds in the country.
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5 arrested for transporting poultry waste from Kerala

COIMBATORE, May 24: Two days after the district administration warned of strict action against transporters and land owners against taking waste materials.
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Make Western Ghats ecology status report public: CIC, HC direct govt

New Delhi, May 23: Ministry of Environment & Forests constitutes an ecological committee to survey the Western Ghats and then sweats at making the details of the report public. RTI and judiciary direct it to make it to do so.
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Toxicity levels in Vapi, Ankleshwar cross all limits

Ahmedabad, May 23: Recent readings by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) show that toxicity levels of effluents from both Vapi and Ankleshwar industrial clusters are way above permitted norms, sometimes many times the permitted levels.

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