The News Minute Discussion On Draft EIA Notification 2020

Noted actress Parvathy Thiruvothu, Leo Saldanha of Environment Support Group and Manju Menon of Centre for Policy Research discuss with Anna Isaac and Megha Sreeram of The News Minute, the irreversible and disastrous implications to India’s security, human rights and environment, if EIA Notification 2020 ever became a reality. See the discussion on TNM Facebook page Also read Parvathy’s letter to MoEF&CC demanding withdrawal of Draft EIA Notification 2020. ‘A terrible piece of law’: Parvathy

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India Today TV Discussion On Draft EIA Notification 2020

Govt vs activists over Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Notification 2020 Justice Mr. Deepak Gupta who recently retired as Judge of the Supreme Court, Leo Saldanha of Environment Support Group, Kanchi Kohli of Centre for Policy Research and Vishwaja Sambhat, public health researcher and youth activist discuss with Nabila Jamal of India Today why the Draft EIA Notification 2020 is environmentally and socially disastrous, against the Environment Protection Act, 1986 and violates several Constitutional guarantees.

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Mandate Project Policy And Legislative Consultation Process – Draft EIA Notification 2020

The Mandate Project, an innovative platform that promotes better coordination between experts, civil society, and policy practitioners, is organizing a legislative and policy consultation program on the draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020. Hon’ble Justice Deepak Gupta, former Judge, Supreme Court of India, Professor M. K. Ramesh, National Law School of India, Bengaluru and Leo Saldanha, Coordinator/Trustee of Environment Support Group addressed this consultation. More details about the Consultation are accessible here. The recording

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CEJI Demands Withdrawal Of Anti-Constitution, Anti-Environment And Anti-Democracy Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Notification 2020

Statement of the Coalition for Environmental Justice in India Demand a Comprehensive New Substantive Environmental Law to Regulate Development in consonance with Environment Protection Act, 1986 The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) put out the Draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2020 for public comment on 23rd March 2020, a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nation-wide lockdown as a means to contain COVID-19 pandemic.  The Notification was thus issued for public

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National Consultation On Draft EIA 2020, Environmental Protection And Justice

Virtual Meet on June 05, 2020  As habitat destruction and biodiversity loss continues unabated across the globe, pandemic spread of diseases like coronavirus (COVID-19) may just be an instance of a new normal. Rapid destruction of forests could increasingly expose human populations to wild pathogens, as humans spread their influence deeper into the ecosphere. Besides, more situations could arise where pathogens jump to human hosts. The degradation of ecosystems has a cascading effect on wildlife

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