India’s MoEF notified over environmental clearance for sand mining
Published: Wednesday, 05 October 2016
The Ministry of Environment and Forest in India has been issued a notice by the National Green Tribunal to decentralise the granting of environmental clearance for mining of sand and other minor minerals.
India’s National Green Tribunal (NGT) has
issued a notice to the Ministry of Environment and Forest
(MoFE) relating to an amendment of the Environmental
Impact Assessment (EIA) notification of 2006 and the
constitution of district-level panels for appraising minor
metals mining projects. The tribunal was established under the
National Green Tribunal Act 2010 for...