The Supreme Court on Monday
directed Lafarge to get fresh EIA done for its controversial limestones mines
in the forests of Meghalaya for its Bangladesh-based project
and refused to grant permission for mining.
SC will examine
on the Centre`s plea to vacate its stay on mining
activities carried out by French cement giant Lafarge in
Meghalaya as government claimed it would otherwise affect
diplomatic relations with Bangladesh.
The Supreme Court on Friday stopped the French cement giant Lafarge from carrying out mining of limestone at its mines in Meghalaya for its cement plant in Bangladesh saying mining in the eco-friendly cannot be allowed.