Supreme Court rebukes Centre over haste in issuing notification during COVID to relax environment clearance

The Court criticised the Central government for the "undue haste" with which the March 2020 notification was issued, two days after a national lockdown was announced and without even inviting public objections.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently struck down a clause of a COVID-era notification that did away with the need to secure prior environmental clearances for the extraction of soil for "linear projects" such as roads, pipelines, etc. [Noble M Paikada vs Union of India]

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