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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.

Maharashtra EIA authority under National Green Tribunal scanner

Maharashtra EIA authority under National Green Tribunal scanner

May 30, 2021 at 7:50 pm 0 comments

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has expressed concerns over the functioning of the Maharashtra State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), calling into question the manner in which the latter has allowed “continuous violation of environment norms in construction projects”.