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Ban big dams, tunnels in state, Bahuguna urged

The Uttarakhand Sarvodaya Mandal has appealed to the government that keeping in mind the sensitivity of the state towards earthquakes, flashfloods and landslides, the construction of big dams and tunnels be banned immediately. The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the…

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Face-off on power projects on cards

Confrontation seems to be on the cards among those supporting hydro power projects in Uttarakhand and those opposing it tooth and nail. The Uttarakhand Janmanch that is backing hydro power projects today announced opposing any move to support environmentalist and anti-hydro power project crusader GD…

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Matu Jansangthan: Do not hinder the Pinder

Letter to the NRGBA: We would like to bring to your attention the issue of saving River Pinder, which is the only major tributary of National River Ganga in Uttarakhand that remains un-dammed. The Pinder River originates from Pindari Glasier in Kumaun, Uttarakhand. [more]

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‘Power projects threaten rivers’

The Matu Jansanghatan has said the situation of rivers in Uttarakhand is “frightening”due to the construction of hydro-power projects. In a memorandum submitted to the Union Environment Secretary and the Secretary, Uttarakhand State Environment Conservation and Pollution Control Board, Matu Jansaghatan has held that while…

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CM wants power projects completed

In a major policy shift from the previous state government, the new Congress government will plead with the Prime Minister to allow Uttarakhand to start the stalled major hydro-electric projects. Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna, who is a supporter of hydro-electric project, will be taking up…

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Green Tribunal notice to Ministry on power project in Uttarakhand

After suspending the clearance to POSCO steel project in Odisha, the National Green Tribunal has now issued a notice to the Union Environment Ministry and sought its response on a plea seeking stay of work on the 200 MW Srinagar Hydroelectric Power Project in Uttarakhand’s…

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People from Kedarghati region support movement

Editor’s Note: The positions of the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (P), Uttarakhand Raksha Morcha, Uttarakhand Kranti Manch, and whoever is running under the banner of the Uttarakhand Sanyukt Sangarsh Samiti has demonstrated an callousness to those affected by these hydro dam development projects. It also speaks…

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The Future of Large Projects in the Himalaya

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The Tehri Dam: a prescription for disaster: a selection of recent writings on the Tehri Dam Project

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Evaluating the Tehri Dam: an extended cost benefit appraisal

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