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MCL refuses to pay Rs 1,306 cr penalty

Bhubhaneshwar, May 29: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India (CIL), has decided not to pay Rs 1,306 crore fine imposed by the Odisha government over allegation of illegal coal mining.
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Unavailability of land, water hold up pellet projects

Bhubhaneshwar, May 29: Issues pertaining to availability of suitable land and water have held up 20 new projects in the steel sector in the areas of pelletisation and beneficiation.
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Green norms to get stricter for firms

GANDHINAGAR, May 28: Hiding their environmental lapses is soon going to get harder for Gujarat companies. The third-party environmental audit made mandatory by the Gujarat high court (HC) for certain industries is all set to get stricter.
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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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