NGT halts Tawang hydro power project

  1. Context: NGT has suspended the clearance for Tawang hydro power project, Arunachal Pradesh, granted in 2012
  2. Why? The clearance didn’t consider the impact of the hydro project on the habitat of the black-necked crane
  3. Other species found in the region- the red panda, the snow leopard and the Arunachal macaque (Macaca munzala)
  4. Arunachal macaque (Macaca munzala) is a recently-described primate species in the area
  1. Context: NGT has suspended the clearance for Tawang hydro power project, Arunachal Pradesh, granted in 2012
  2. Why? The clearance didn’t consider the impact of the hydro project on the habitat of the black-necked crane
  3. Other species found in the region- the red panda, the snow leopard and the Arunachal macaque (Macaca munzala)
  4. Arunachal macaque (Macaca munzala) is a recently-described primate species in the area
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