Supreme Court stays Central government memos allowing mining via ex post facto environmental clearances

The interim order was passed on a PIL by NGO Vanashakti which has challenged the move to allow mining projects without first obtaining environmental clearances under the EIA notification, 2006.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court recently stayed the operation of two Union Environment Ministry office memos that allowed ex post facto environmental clearances for mining operations in the country [Vanashakti vs Union of India].

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