Union Environment Ministry had given clearance to the Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi after getting a go-ahead from the state pollution control board.
Vardhan said he will look into the demands of the protestors seeking the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin.
"The BRICS Ministerial on Env has agreed to include 'Green Good Deeds' in its official agenda in the next Ministerial in Brazil and another meeting in Russia."
The Env Ministry launched its full fledged Green Skill Development Programme that aims to train over 5.5 lakh workers in environment sector by 2021.
Calling for bird conservation on "World Migratory Bird Day", Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that India's rich ecology is supported by a wave of migratory species.
Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday claimed the people of West Bengal will be better off if they shift their allegiance towards the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Thakur urged Harsh Vardhan to grant clearances to HP govt projs aimed at preserving the state's natural resources.
Amid demands for separate time zones in the country, especially by the northeastern states, the government said it has not made any decision on the matter.
The plan has a number of measures including actions to reduce vehicular emissions and control dust from constructions.
Delhi's air quality did not return to the "very poor" category after the start of the clean air campaign a fortnight ago, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said.
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Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board ordered disconnection of electricity
Disconnection is applicable for copper smelter unit-I at Thoothukudi district
Order requires closure of unit with immediate effect
Thoothukudi copper smelter unit has not been operating since Mar 27
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