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Vernon Morning Star
Public interest must be protectedaccess to information is paramount. On Tuesday, Information and Privacy Commis
Public interest must be protected
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 hours ago
access to information is paramount. On Tuesday, Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham ruled that the Ministry of Environment failed to make every reasonable effort to assist the Environmental Law Centre with its request to... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Bobcat and lynx study continues, sheds light on species activitythe response has been huge – with more than 3,000 photos being sent in, so far.
Bobcat and lynx study continues, sheds light on species activity
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
the response has been huge – with more than 3,000 photos being sent in, so far. TJ Gooliaf, in partnership with BC’s Ministry of Environment, asked for any bobcat or lynx sightings by trail cameras, or conventional cameras, from all corners... Read more
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BC Local News
Jordan and Athena back in the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Jordan and Athena back in the wild
BC Local News / Posted 17 hours ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Bobcat and lynx photographs neededmuch farther north than I expected, even in the Cariboo and Omineca regions."
Bobcat and lynx photographs needed
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
much farther north than I expected, even in the Cariboo and Omineca regions." The UBCO study is in partnership with B.C.'s Ministry of Environment. Gooliaff is seeking photos of bobcats and lynx captured by trail cameras, or conventional cameras,... Read more
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New Kerala
Biodiversity boards sought in union territories - newkerala.com #84136it will seek setting up of biodiversity boards or committees in union territori
Biodiversity boards sought in union territories - newkerala.com #84136
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
it will seek setting up of biodiversity boards or committees in union territories across India. The NBA will ask the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) to write to the union territories to set up boards or management... Read more
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New Kerala
Environmental clearances not given in hurry: newkerala.com #84139clearances to development projects in India are given after "multi-level scruti
Environmental clearances not given in hurry: newkerala.com #84139
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
clearances to development projects in India are given after "multi-level scrutiny" and "not in a hurry", a Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) official said here on Thursday. "We have to give clearances...... Read more
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Gulf News
Oman’s Shura Council recommends downsizing government- Merging the Public Authority of Manpower Register with the Ministry of Manpow
Oman’s Shura Council recommends downsizing government
Gulf News / Posted 21 hours ago
- Merging the Public Authority of Manpower Register with the Ministry of Manpower - Merging the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources under the name of the Ministry of Municipalities and... Read more
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dna
Tiger safari proposal in Corbett National Park red flagged, Uttarakhand aked to comply with wildlife normshad in August last year sought permission of the National Tiger Conservation Au
Tiger safari proposal in Corbett National Park red flagged, Uttarakhand aked to comply with wildlife norms
dna / Posted 21 hours ago
had in August last year sought permission of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, to start a tiger safari inside the famous national park. The NTCA has asked the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant second unit likely to start generating power from JulyJuly. Before the commencement of electricity generation, several agencies like
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant second unit likely to start generating power from July
The Economic Times / Posted 21 hours ago
July. Before the commencement of electricity generation, several agencies like the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board and the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) have to give their nod. "Tomorrow, a team of Ministry of Environment and Forest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Activists Want Monsanto's GMO Field Trial Permits Overturnedthe case with the permit for GMO maize - which, in any case, we equally object
Activists Want Monsanto's GMO Field Trial Permits Overturned
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the case with the permit for GMO maize - which, in any case, we equally object to." Ms. Mohammed had also said the Federal Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the NBMA, would organise an experts meeting involving civil society groups,... Read more
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The Hindu
Panchyati Raj Ministry: A downgrade for democracyResources; “social forestry and farm forestry” (entry 6) and “minor forest prod
Panchyati Raj Ministry: A downgrade for democracy
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Resources; “social forestry and farm forestry” (entry 6) and “minor forest produce” (entry 7) that jointly concern the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Drinking water (entry 11) and... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Atlantic Power’s draft permit up for commentand with the Allowable Annual Cut being reduced, it thinks that might be a prob
Atlantic Power’s draft permit up for comment
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted yesterday
and with the Allowable Annual Cut being reduced, it thinks that might be a problem. The draft amended permit issued by the Ministry of Environment stipulates that un-shredded rail ties must be contained in an area separate from the clean biomass... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Government ordered to release Hullcar reportsabout Hullcar aquifer contamination public. Elizabeth Denham, information and
Government ordered to release Hullcar reports
Vernon Morning Star / Posted yesterday
about Hullcar aquifer contamination public. Elizabeth Denham, information and privacy commissioner, has ordered the Ministry of Environment to disclose soil test results and other associated documents related to the contaminated Hullcar... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Hullcar reports to be released by ministryPreviously confidential documents about a contaminated Spallumcheen water sourc
Hullcar reports to be released by ministry
Vernon Morning Star / Posted yesterday
Previously confidential documents about a contaminated Spallumcheen water source are being made public. The Ministry of Environment says it will disclose soil test results and other documents related to the Hullcar aquifer after an order was issued... Read more
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BC Local News
Hullcar reports to be released by ministryPreviously confidential documents about a contaminated Spallumcheen water sourc
Hullcar reports to be released by ministry
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Previously confidential documents about a contaminated Spallumcheen water source are being made public. The Ministry of Environment says it will disclose soil test results and other documents related to the Hullcar aquifer after an order was issued... Read more
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BC Local News
Government ordered to release Hullcar reportsabout Hullcar aquifer contamination public. Elizabeth Denham, information and
Government ordered to release Hullcar reports
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
about Hullcar aquifer contamination public. Elizabeth Denham, information and privacy commissioner, has ordered the Ministry of Environment to disclose soil test results and other associated documents related to the contaminated Hullcar... Read more
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Business Standard India
Second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Plant gets approval from AERBfission process for the second 1,000 MW unit. According to reports, the matter
Second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Plant gets approval from AERB
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
fission process for the second 1,000 MW unit. According to reports, the matter has to go through the consideration of the Ministry of Environment and based on its report to the Supreme Court, the plant can start the fission process. The decision... Read more
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New Kerala
JNU to launch courses in animal welfare studies - newkerala.com #83672had already launched short-term courses in 2005 and has so far trained more tha
JNU to launch courses in animal welfare studies - newkerala.com #83672
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
had already launched short-term courses in 2005 and has so far trained more than 1,000 personnel. Javadekar said that the Ministry of Environment has sought JNU as an academic partner to help the institute in developing academic programmes... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
City hall getting accessibility overhaulStreet. The fix is expected to last a few years. Lands along that roadway are
City hall getting accessibility overhaul
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
Street. The fix is expected to last a few years. Lands along that roadway are currently under investigation by the Ministry of Environment which is doing a full review to see who would be responsible for coal tar cleanup in that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Minister Mzembi in Togo for UN Top Job Campaignby the Commander of the Togolese Armed Forces, and agreed that, within the next
Tourism Minister Mzembi in Togo for UN Top Job Campaign
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
by the Commander of the Togolese Armed Forces, and agreed that, within the next two weeks, a team of experts from the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate would be dispatched to Togo in order to carry out an assessment of the local... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Landfill fire at Wikwemikong still smoulderingCanada) is supporting the community through the identification of additional re
Landfill fire at Wikwemikong still smouldering
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted yesterday
Canada) is supporting the community through the identification of additional resources. They have asked us to work with the ministry of environment.” Chief Peltier described the MNR assistance as “very helpful.” In addition to the short term... Read more
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New Kerala
AERB nod to fission process of Kudankulam's 2nd n-plant - newkerala.com #83390go critical/start fission process, said a top official. According to the offic
AERB nod to fission process of Kudankulam's 2nd n-plant - newkerala.com #83390
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
go critical/start fission process, said a top official. According to the official, the unit will start operations once the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change submits its report about the plant's safety to the Supreme Court following... Read more
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The Economic Times
Centre's delay in releasing funds may hit tiger protection effortscrore for the six reserves in the state. Furthermore, not a single sanctuary i
Centre's delay in releasing funds may hit tiger protection efforts
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
crore for the six reserves in the state. Furthermore, not a single sanctuary in Maharashtra has received money from the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (Mo EFCC). The issue holds significance as Maharashtra has 58 protected... Read more
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dna
Policy rushThe ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has rightly distanced itself fro
Policy rush
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has rightly distanced itself from the draft national forest policy prepared by the ministry’s research arm, the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM). Though the ministry sought to play down the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Handset makers lobby suggests value-linked, 10-year tax holidayused in manufacturing of mobile phones, tablets and laptops may be exempt from
Handset makers lobby suggests value-linked, 10-year tax holiday
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
used in manufacturing of mobile phones, tablets and laptops may be exempt from basic countervailing duty and special additional duty. The ministry of environment and forests must be brought on board not to classify these goods as electronic... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Mosquito larviciding underwaybeen contracted by the County of Lambton to look for larva and apply larvicide
Mosquito larviciding underway
Sarnia Observer / Posted 2 days ago
been contracted by the County of Lambton to look for larva and apply larvicide in municipal catch basins, under the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change larviciding permit. Surveillance has found mosquito larvae across Lambton County,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Come July, Indore’s IIT gets permanent address in Simroltaken care of. The new campus was to be completed in 2012 but missed the deadl
Come July, Indore’s IIT gets permanent address in Simrol
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
taken care of. The new campus was to be completed in 2012 but missed the deadline due to various reasons. In 2010, the ministry of environment and forests denied permission for diversion of 80 hectares of forestland which was a part of 500... Read more
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The Economic Times
Timely action could bring pollution molecule emissions down by 35 per centWorld Energy Outlook 2016 report, which was released on Monday, has referred to
Timely action could bring pollution molecule emissions down by 35 per cent
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
World Energy Outlook 2016 report, which was released on Monday, has referred to an ongoing study commissioned by the ministry of environment to the National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) and the International Institute... Read more
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dna
Navi Mumbai airport set to get environ nod this weekThe final approval from the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) for the p
Navi Mumbai airport set to get environ nod this week
dna / Posted 3 days ago
The final approval from the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) for the proposed Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) is expected to come this week. "After this clearance from the MoEF, there will not be any more sanctions left from this... Read more
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Japan Today
Nissan says it is taking S Korea to court over emission claims ‹ Japan Todaybut said it was going to court to try to get the decision overturned. “Althoug
Nissan says it is taking S Korea to court over emission claims ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
but said it was going to court to try to get the decision overturned. “Although we paid the fine ordered by the MOE (Ministry of Environment), we have filed an administrative appeal against the MOE’s actions,” Nissan said. In May, South... Read more
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BC Local News
Fuel spill response exercise held near SookeEnvironmental emergency response officers from the Ministry of Environment took
Fuel spill response exercise held near Sooke
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Environmental emergency response officers from the Ministry of Environment took part in a spill response exercise at the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Training Centre in Sooke as part of a week-long annual training session. The exercise... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
Alberni Valley News / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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BC Local News
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
Comox Valley Record / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wildsignatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbel
Bear cubs spared from death by conservation officer released into the wild
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
signatures. The location of the cubs' release Friday remains a secret. Campbell said veterinarian Helen Schwantje and the Ministry of Environment's Sean Pendergast, along with a conservation officer were in charge of the bear's release. "Blood... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Small fire at Imperial Oilis not expected to affect Imperial's ability to supply refined products to the
Small fire at Imperial Oil
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
is not expected to affect Imperial's ability to supply refined products to the marketplace, the company said. Ontario's Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, as well as the Chemical Valley Emergency Coordinating Organization, were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Rain This Summer?are longer certain and dry spells within a single season are becoming frequent
More Rain This Summer?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
are longer certain and dry spells within a single season are becoming frequent due to climate change, according to the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate. It is not uncommon for droughts to occur in back to back seasons. Mrs Gopo is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Players Begin Plans to Increase Forest Coverto support the programme's implementation. Finland, through the chargé d'affai
Players Begin Plans to Increase Forest Cover
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to support the programme's implementation. Finland, through the chargé d'affaires at its embassy in Kenya, called on the Ministry of Environment to fast-track establishment of the Forest Conservation and Management Trust Fund for sector... Read more
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The Hindu
Caution on the coastlinewelfare of the millions of people who live in harmony with a fragile ecosystem.
Caution on the coastline
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
welfare of the millions of people who live in harmony with a fragile ecosystem. That must be the guiding principle for the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, as it considers the suggestions made by the Shailesh Nayak Committee... Read more
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CBC.ca
Threatened western chorus frog needs protection in Outaouais, residents sayand is often threatened by development, according to the federal government's S
Threatened western chorus frog needs protection in Outaouais, residents say
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
and is often threatened by development, according to the federal government's Species at Risk registry. This week, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change forced changes to a residential development in Montreal's South Shore to "assure... Read more
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New Kerala
Centre keen to develop Arunachal Pradesh, says power minister Thongdok - newkerala.com #81995LED bulbs at a subsidized rate. On the issue of imposing ban on development of
Centre keen to develop Arunachal Pradesh, says power minister Thongdok - newkerala.com #81995
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
LED bulbs at a subsidized rate. On the issue of imposing ban on development of the small hydro power projects by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Thongdok said Goyal has promised to take up the issue. Talking about electricity... Read more
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The Financial Express
Centre keen to develop Arunachal Pradesh: Power Minister Thongdok Yeshi ChhonjomLED bulbs at a subsidized rate. On the issue of imposing ban on development of
Centre keen to develop Arunachal Pradesh: Power Minister Thongdok Yeshi Chhonjom
The Financial Express / Posted 5 days ago
LED bulbs at a subsidized rate. On the issue of imposing ban on development of the small hydro power projects by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Thongdok said Goyal has promised to take up the issue. Talking about electricity... Read more
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The Hindu
Environment Ministry withdraws draft forest policy‘What was uploaded on website was a study by IIFM, Bhopal’ The Ministry of Env
Environment Ministry withdraws draft forest policy
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
‘What was uploaded on website was a study by IIFM, Bhopal’ The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has repudiated a ‘Draft National Forest Policy’ that it uploaded on its website earlier this month calling it an “inadvertent”... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt makes a U-turn on move to amend national forest policyif any,…by 30/06/2016,” said the ministry’s OM dated June 16. But the director
Govt makes a U-turn on move to amend national forest policy
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
if any,…by 30/06/2016,” said the ministry’s OM dated June 16. But the director general of forests and special secretary, ministry of environment, forests and climate change, SS Negi issued a statement on Saturday which said, “The ministry has not... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Fuell spill response exercise held near SookeEnvironmental emergency response officers from the Ministry of Environment took
Fuell spill response exercise held near Sooke
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Environmental emergency response officers from the Ministry of Environment took part in a spill response exercise at the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Training Centre in Sooke as part of a week-long annual training session. The exercise... Read more
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