The tribunal opined this in the application filed seeking quashing of the order of State of Haryana allowing manufacturers of formaldehyde, requiring prior Environmental Clearance (EC), to operate for six months without EC, subject to making application for EC within 60 days.
The Supreme Court today has constituted a seven-member expert committee to develop a scientific and policy guidelines to govern policy decisions with respect to cutting of trees for developmental projects while stating it is essential to strike right balance between environmental conservation and sustainable development.
An NGT report exposed the fact that the oilfield in Assam is operating without mandatory environmental clearances. It also said that a blowout has been spewing gas for 160 days now, impacting 10 km of eco-sensitive land.
The Supreme Court has held the National Highways Authority of India liable for the death of a mother and daughter due to the collapse of a hill and the debris left on the highway on account of illegal mining.
Many things have changed since January 26, 1950, when our Founding Fathers gifted us this Republic. While we have established our government and fundamental laws, we need to examine whether the separation of powers between the Executive, Judiciary and Legislature operates as it should.
Considering the medical report dated July 15, 2021 placed before the Court by Subham Tripathi, Counsel for King Georges Medical University, we allow termination of pregnancy of the victim, which shall be done at an authorised medical hospital within a period of one week," said the Court.