New Delhi [India], Sept.16 (ANI
): The Supreme Court
on Friday stayed the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order mandating environment clearance for Delhi Metro Noida line construction
The tribunal had stayed the construction, saying it cannot proceed without environment clearance.
Similarly, the apex court has said that there is no environment clearance for a dedicated freight corridor.
Earlier, the environment ministry had told the NGT
that railway and Metro rail projects are not within the purview of 2006 Environmental Impact Assessment Notification thereby dismissing the need for prior Environmental Clearances. (ANI