[Malaysia] No more approval for EIA in wetlands

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will no longer consider approval for Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) on all Ramsar sites to ensure the sustainability of these wetlands, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change…

Court digest: Major environment hearings of the week (March 25-29)

NGT gives industries in Pali last chance to pay Rs 1 crore  Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on March 28 gave Pali Water Pollution Control Treatment & Research Foundation last opportunity to deposit the remaining environmental…

New CRZ rules may spell doom for our coasts

Twenty-two days after Narendra Modi took over as India’s 14th Prime Minister, his government formed a committee under the chairmanship of scientist Shailesh Nayak to review a set of rules that are meant to protect the country’s 7,516-km shoreline. Its task was to…

NIOH to develop occupational health programme in Indian context

The National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH), an ICMR institute and the training division of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), is developing a unique program designed for the care and compliance of unorganised sector workers perspective for…




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