Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding monitoring of compliance of Environment Clearance conditions, 10/01/2019

  • 10/01/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Mittal Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 10/01/2019. Vide order dated 30.10.2018, the Tribunal had directed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to evolve an appropriate institutional mechanism to periodically monitor compliance of Environment Clearance conditions with a view to achieve the real purpose of conducting environment impact assessment and imposing requisite conditions to neutralize any adverse impact on the environment.

National Green Tribunal directs MoEF&CC to provide information on how many cases post Environmental Clearance monitoring has been effectively done and the result thereof. Consideration of such data is necessary for any further direction which may be necessary for environment protection.

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