Delhi High Court issues notice to Centre in PIL challenging retrospective environmental clearance for projects

The petition filed by an Architecture student argued that there is no provision in law that allows violators to obtain environmental clearances for projects that have already begun.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice in a petition challenging an office memorandum issued by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MOEF&CC) prescribing a procedure for granting retrospective environmental clearance to projects (Nishtha Shukla v. Union of India).

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