Notable orders / judgments by Supreme Court, High Courts and NGT
August 9, 2021
This 11th issue of the newsletter brings to you the regulatory and policy updates relating to environment along with the notable orders and judgments passed by the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts and the National Green Tribunal (NGT) during the month of July, 2021.
Supreme Court of India has stayed the operation of the order passed by the NGT in the case pertaining to the issue of fire in the Bhagjan-5 oil well operated by Oil India Ltd in Assam. In another case, Supreme Court dismisses review petitions filed by the State of Goa and Vedanta Limited for review of the judgment cancelling the renewal of mining leases in Goa. In the Fatima vs. Union of India case Madras High Court has stayed the operation of SOP issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to deal with cases of violation under the Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006.
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