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Posts published in “Day: July 1, 2020”

State activists sleep over controversial draft EIA 2020

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Jun 30: Tribal land activists and environmentalists here and in the north east region as a whole, are yet to react to the Draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) 2020 notification. In the rest of the country, however, the draft notification has been raising a storm of protest among stakeholders as it is seen to be done with an eye to “promote interests of business lobby and the corporates over that of human rights, environment and biodiversity,” to quote one of the statements in protest. The draft EIA 2020 seeks to loosen up many of the requirements…