Ministry of environment to place entire project clearance information on website
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Environment ministry to place entire information about project clearances on its website by 10th April 2012. The environment ministry has a webpage for displaying the minutes of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) constituted for the different to examine the proposals related to the different sectors. However, no information related to the public hearing, inspection reports of the Committee, studies done to gauge the environment impact and the monitoring reports are not placed in the public domain. The CIC has further asked the Ministry of Environment to direct the State Pollution Boards to display information on their websites.