The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has notified amendment to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Rules. The amendment exempts highway projects of strategic and defence importance, which are 100 km from the Line of Control, among other locations, from an environmental clearance before construction.
What is ‘Environment Clearance’?
About the ‘Environment Impact Assessment’ –
Stages of EIA –
Role of Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) –
Other amendments –
Amendments include with respect to —