Supreme Court Order Will Impact Our Mines In Goa: Vedanta

Supreme Court Order Will Impact Our Mines In Goa: Vedanta

Vedanta Ltd today said its mines in Goa will be impacted following the Supreme Courtjudgement to cancel the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases in the state. The apex court yesterday quashed the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases in Goa in 2015, saying the sole motive of the companies behind the commercial activity was profit maximisation and […]

‘Total Shift From Coal Power Plants Not Feasible’

‘Total Shift From Coal Power Plants Not Feasible’

The Centre told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it would not be possible to do a complete switch over from coal-based power plants—identified as the one of the biggest sources of pollution—to natural gas-based plants for electricity generation, due to the paucity of domestic natural gas. The government said that the existing stock of […]

SC: Why Not Use Battery-Run Vehicles To Curb Pollution?

SC: Why Not Use Battery-Run Vehicles To Curb Pollution?

With air pollution rising to dangerous levels in India, home to twenty of the world’s most polluted cities, the Supreme Court on Friday asked why battery-run and solar energy-run vehicles were not being manufactured in the country on a large scale to replace petrol/diesel-run cars.

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