Environment Norms

  • Uttarakhand: Did green norm violations lead to massive destruction? 28-06-2013 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: After the Uttarakhand disaster, questions are now being asked about the repeated violations of environmental norms. In fact the Ministry of Environment and Forest has made adverse observations about several projects in the state. Experts say in some cases every rule in the book was ignored. Chief Minister...
  • Pressure on me to clear projects: Jairam 06-05-2011 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: From ordering the demolition of the Adarsh society for flouting coastal laws to stopping the controversial Vedanta project in Orissa, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has been hailed for his pro-active role in stopping projects. But it seems in recent times the Environment Minister has had a change of...