Earlier too, the MoEF had told the tribunal that Railways and Metro Rail projects were not within the purview of the 2006 Environmental Impact Assessment Notification
and therefore, prior Environment al Clearance was not required.
On November 25, the MoEF issued the notice to Lavasa for allegedly violating provisions of the Environment Impact Assessment Notification
1994 as amended in 2004 and 2006.
After ten working days you should have received either an acknowledgement letter or a provisional assessment notification
The projects have been inherited from the UPA government BRIDGE TOO FAR Project proposals for environmental clearance are considered as per provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment Notification
, 2006, which inter alia provides timelines for various stages of processing Narendra Modi government has fast- tracked environmental clearances to 232 projects after coming to power.