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Supreme Court refuses to lift stay on construction for Mopa airport

Top court asks EAC to revisit its recommendations for grant of environmental clearance within one month

Supreme Court of India

Aashish Aryan New Delhi
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to lift its stay on the felling of trees at Mopa airport in Goa and asked the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) to revisit the recommendations it had given for the grant of environmental clearance. The EAC will have to revisit its decision within one month, the top court said. Until the said EAC submits its report, the top court has barred any other court or tribunal from entertaining any challenge to the report.

“Bearing in view the necessity to maintain a balance between the need for an airport and environmental concerns, we are of the

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 7:43 PM IST

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