Draft EIA notification doesn't give exemptions from public consultations to industries: Babul Supriyo

Minister of State for Environment Babul Supriyo said the draft does not weaken the process of environmental clearances.

published on : 18th September 2020

Javadekar denies charges that draft EIA notification dilutes environmental laws

The draft EIA notification, which involves the procedure of issuing environmental clearances to various projects, was issued by the ministry in March this year and public suggestions were invited.

published on : 15th September 2020

Delhi HC issues notice on Centre's review plea related to Environmental Impact Assessment

The Centre filed the review petition after the court passed an order on a plea seeking modification in the court's earlier order to extend the time for public comments on the draft EIA 2020.

published on : 4th September 2020

Centre moves HC for review of its direction to publish draft EIA in 22 languages

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan on Friday issued notice to the environmentalist, on whose plea the high court had issued the direction.

published on : 4th September 2020

Plea for 60 days more to respond to translated draft EIA 2020; HC seeks Centre stand

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to the Environment Ministry on the application which seeks modification to the court's June 30 judgement.

published on : 31st August 2020

Counter sought in HC over 2013 EIA amendment

The undertaking made by the government to plant 10 saplings for every tree cut down by them is also not being implemented, they added. 

published on : 29th August 2020

Madras High Court issues notice to Centre on plea seeking draft EIA in vernacular languages

The petitioner Ramkumar Adityan, an advocate, submitted that the Delhi HC recently directed the Centre to extend the notice period to the public in the draft EIA notification 2020 until September 30

published on : 24th August 2020

Draft EIA notification 'deeply anti-democratic': Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

He accused Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar of seeing his job as being an accelerator for project clearances and not as a guardian/protector of India's natural resources.

published on : 19th August 2020

Protests in Assam over CAA and draft EIA

In Morigaon town, the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) and a few tribal student groups joined AJYCP and formed a long human chain.

published on : 18th August 2020

Chhattisgarh opposes draft EIA notification as it 'ignores sensitivity required for conservation of environment'

Bhupesh Baghel in his communication to Prakash Javadekar, stated that the draft completely ignored the sensitivity required for the conservation of the environment.

published on : 15th August 2020

Tamil Nadu forms State-level committee to evaluate pros and cons of EIA draft notification

Interestingly, the committee was formed three days after public consultation ended on August 11.

published on : 14th August 2020

Centre to soon publish EIA in Tamil

The Centre has informed the Madras High Court that the Tamil translation of the draft Environmental Impact Assessment notification was ready and would be published soon.

published on : 14th August 2020

Citizens’ forum calls for fresh EIA of 65-km Peripheral Ring Road

“The 65 km-long PRR has been proposed without a due process. This project costs more than Rs 15,000 crore. Altogether 33,000 trees will be felled.

published on : 14th August 2020

Mexican Scorpion, American Bullfrog: NHAI lists species not found in India in its EIA report

The matter came up before the environment ministry’s expert appraisal committee at its meeting on July 29-30 while considering the construction of the Ahmedabad-Dholera Expressway.

published on : 14th August 2020

Draft EIA notification will be published in Tamil soon, Centre tells Madras High Court

The Meenavar Nala Sangam had sought directions to the government to translate the draft EIA 2020 notification in the regional language and provide sufficient time to make objections

published on : 13th August 2020
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