Mines

MoEFCC updates the validity of EC, the environmental clearance process is required for 39 types of projects and covers aspects like screening, scoping, and evaluation of the upcoming projects. Environmental Clearance validity for the following projects were: 13 years for a river valley project 15 years for a nuclear power project 30 years for mining…

MoEFCC provides relaxation for up to 20% expansion for mines like Iron, Manganese, Bauxite & Limestone. After requests from the Ministry of Mines & other interested parties for simplification of Environmental Clearance (EC) for mining of Iron, Manganese, Bauxite & Limestone, the joint appraisal committee decided that the mines having a 5-star rating, which had…