Pancheshwar Dam’s Public Hearing: Neither People nor Environment were heard

The recently concluded Pancheshwar dam Environment Public Hearing (EPH) is classic example of how undemocratically EPH are conducted against the letter and spirit of EIA notification of Sept 2006. Umpteen violations were committed wilfully during three EPH on Pancheshwar Dam…

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Why Ken Betwa EIA by AFCL is unacceptable

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Ken Betwa Riverlink project used for the public hearing to be held on Dec 23 (Silon village in Chhatarpur district) and Dec 27 (Hinouta village in Panna district), 2014 in Madhya Pradesh is, as…

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Arunachal Pradesh Groups Ask MoEF to Cancel Illegal Public Hearing of Lower Siang

22nd January 22, 2014 Dr. V. Rajgopalan Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi. Sub: 2700 MW Lower Siang project – Cancel Illegal Public Hearings proposed for January 31st 2014. Dear Dr. Rajgopalan, We write to you on behalf of the…

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Letter to APSPCB – Non-availability of Complete EIA-EMP Report of Lower Siang HEP is a Violation of statutory Norms

21st January 2014 To Chairman and Member Secretary, Arunachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board Paryavaran Bhawan, Yupia Road Pappu Hills, Naharlagun E-mail id – Sub: Lower Siang HEP (2700 MW) EIA-EMP Report not fully available on APSPCB website; many…

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