Environmental Justice

‘Strategic’ nuclear plants may no longer require green clearance

‘Strategic’ nuclear plants may no longer require green clearance

October 18, 2021 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

The government is looking to free up the environmental clearance process for strategic nuclear power projects from the purview of the union environment ministry in view of the high confidentiality and national security interests involved.

How India is engineering nuclear landscapes through charades of green clearance

How India is engineering nuclear landscapes through charades of green clearance

September 1, 2021 at 4:06 am 0 comments

Sonali Huria | The Leaflet On December 15, 2018, a public hearing got underway amid strong armed police presence and public protests for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the proposed extension of the Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant (Units 5 and 6). While in-principle approval for the setting up of 2×700 MWe PHWRsRead More

Draft EIA 2020 snubs climate change concerns

Draft EIA 2020 snubs climate change concerns

August 28, 2021 at 11:41 am 0 comments

India Climate Dialogue

The government’s draft proposal to overhaul environmental impact assessment regulations largely ignores India’s climate crisis and does not address concerns on over exploitation of natural resources

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

Piece of dry land with aspen tree growing on it

UN Special Rapporteurs: EIA 2020 undermines transparency and human rights

September 1, 2020 at 1:27 am 0 comments