“New Delhi: Environmentalists have decried the progressive weakening of environmental regulation in India, the most recent being the attack on the independence of the National Green Tribunal, India’s top environmental court. The union government is already in the process of reviewing coastal regulations, and there are reports of emissions standards for industries being diluted and the deadline for meeting them being pushed forward because none of the industries have even installed equipment required to meet the norms.” Hindustan Times
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