EIA & Industry

Twin-tunnel link roads infrastructural project near Mumbai exempt from precautionary EIA study

Twin-tunnel link roads infrastructural project near Mumbai exempt from precautionary EIA study

September 6, 2021 at 5:31 pm 0 comments

Two key infrastructure projects – the twin-tunnel link roads between Goregaon-Mulund and Thane-Borivli – which will pass under the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), are expected to begin construction within the next year. Both the projects have been exempted from carrying out a precautionary environmental impact assessment (EIA) study.

Diluting clearance norms for polluting industries is an invitation to environmental disaster

Diluting clearance norms for polluting industries is an invitation to environmental disaster

August 31, 2021 at 4:01 am 0 comments

The new rules will allow polluting units to expand their operations and change their product mix without full scrutiny, say experts.

Aiding Industries Bypass Environmental Safeguards

Aiding Industries Bypass Environmental Safeguards

July 29, 2021 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

Ayaskant Das | The Wire Science

The Government Is Effectively Helping Industries Bypass Environmental Safeguards

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UN Special Rapporteurs: EIA 2020 undermines transparency and human rights

September 1, 2020 at 1:27 am 0 comments