Environmentalists yesterday expressed regret over the country’s failure to address its concerns over the controversial Sethusamudram Project. They accused state officials of years of inaction on the issue.
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- Published On:18/09/2013
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The Supreme Court granted six weeks’ time to the Central government to communicate its stand on the Sethusamudram project. A Bench of Justices H L Dattu and C K Prasad accorded more time to the government
The Centre is planning to reject the Pachauri panel report on the Sethusamudram project and set up a new committee to re-examine ‘Alignment 4A’ suggested by the Supreme Court. If needed, the panel will
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The Ship Breaking and Ship Recycling Rules-2011 herein after referred to as `Rule' has been formulated in pursurance of the Hon'ble High Court Division of Supreme Court, in writ petition No. 7260 of 2008
The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday fined a ship-breaking yard at Madambibir Hat under Sitakunda upazila of the port city Tk 15 lakh for ignoring workers' safety and polluting environment.
The Department of Environment (DoE) here yesterday sued three more ship-breaking yards for polluting environment and not responding to its notices of clearance. With this, seven ship-breaking yards have been sued within two weeks. The DoE investigator Saiful Ashrab filed the cases with Sitakunda Police Station and the Environment Court. The yards are Rahman Ship Yard and Mahin Enterprise
A Bangladeshi barge carrying around 60 tonnes of fly ash sank in the Hooghly, near Budge Budge, on Thursday apparently after the engine developed a snag during high tide. The Anmona-2, which was returning to Bangladesh with fly ash from the CESC plant in Budge Budge, has been tied away from the navigational channel, about 60 feet from the bank.