Environment (Protection) Act Current Affairs, GK & News

SANDRP: “Draft EIA Notification of GoI encourages environment violations”

The South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) says that the draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification that was recently issued by the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change dilutes the EIA process. It also says that the draft encourages environment violations in case of big irrigation projects. Background The Ministry of ..

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HCFC-141b Import Licence Prohibited in India from 1st January 2020

As per the notification released by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India,  the production of the ozone-depleting chemical, Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-141 b have been completely phased out by India. Earlier, HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) was adopted by the Ministry to completely phase out the chemical which accounted for the consumption ..

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