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Comments & Objections on Draft EIA Notification 2020


The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) had published the Draft EIA Notification 2020 on its website on 12 March 2020 and invited comments from the general public within 60 days. However, a gazette notification was later published on 23 March 2020. The deadline for comments has now been extended till 30 June 2020 by the MoEFCC(Source).

Vindhyan Ecology & Natural History Foundation has reviewed the draft EIA notification and sent its objections to the MoEFCC on 27 April 2020. The report prepared by our experts compiles a critical analysis of some clauses in the proposed Draft Notification, identifies the provisions which could be modified to enable better environmental safeguards and also highlights clauses which would lead to severe environmental harm, and therefore require to be reconsidered and reviewed in larger public interest.

If you haven’t sent your objections to MoEFCC yet, you can still send it till 30th June 2020. Feel free to use the information shared in our representation. You can also endorse  our representation by sending the same to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a cc to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 
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Vindhyan Ecology & Natural History Foundation was established in the year 2012 as a registered trust in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.

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