Draft EIA Notification 2020: Karnataka HC grants limited interim relief, restrains Centre from publishing Final Notification till Sept 7

The Court said that the Centre cannot proceed with publishing the Final Notification without verifying whether sufficient publicity has been given to the Draft EIA Notification, 2020.
Karnataka HC sketch
Karnataka HC sketch

The Karnataka High Court today restrained the Central government from publishing the final version of the Draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification 2020, till September 7.

This direction came in a plea alleging that the Draft EIA notification, 2020 was not being given sufficient publicity amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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