Madras HC moved for publication of of EIA Report, Environmental Clearances in Vernacular Language

Meera Emmanuel January 27 2019

The Madras High Court has been moved calling for a direction to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF) to publish Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) reports and clearances concerning developmental projects in the local/vernacular language, as opposed to confining to their publication in English alone.

The writ petition filed by one Jesu Rathinam of the collective Coastal Action Network came up before the Bench of Justices M Sathyanarayanan and P Rajamanickam on Friday. The Bench has directed the Centre . . .

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