Projects to pay for clean up if environmental damage is found Hundreds of projects and industries that have come up without mandatory prior environmental clearances under the Environment Protection Act, 1986 may benefit from a one-time conditional amnesty. The Union environment, forests and climate change ministry has passed a notification providing for conditional clearances to all those projects that took off illegally before March 11, 2017. About a year back, the environment ministry had ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The National Green Tribunal today allowed the plea of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) seeking time to file some documents in several pleas challenging the ministry's recent notification exempting real estate projects from obtaining prior ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Public accounts watchdog CAG has found "irregularites" in the mandatory public consultation process of almost every third of the nearly 200 developmental projects which got environmental clearances between 2011-2015. In its report tabled today in Parliament, ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
The National Green Tribunal has reserved its judgement on a plea challenging the transfer of 159 hectares of forest land for establishment of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Jammu district. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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