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Q. Consider the following statements about Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification, 2006:
  1. It is notified under Environment (Protection) Act 1986.
  2. It provides the Central Government the authority to categorize a project as “Strategic”.
  3. It exempts all Inland waterways & National Highway projects from EIA.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only

  2. 1, 2 and 3

  3. 1 only

  4. 2 and 3 only


Solution

The correct option is C
1 only
Explanation:

Statement 1 is correct:
EIA is notified under Environment (Protection) Act 1986.

Statements 2 and 3 are incorrect: The Draft EIA notification of 2020 and not EIA notification of 2006  has given power to the Central Government to categorize a project as strategic and has exempted all Inland waterways and National Highway Projects from EIA.

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