NEW DELHI: Amid resistance from a section within the government against extending the deadline for public opinion on the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification, the Union environment ministry on Monday sought one more day to inform the Delhi High Court about its final decision. The deadline for the notification, which is meant to streamline certain green clearance norms, is scheduled to end on Tuesday. The Court was hearing a petition of the Noida-based environmentalist Vikrant Tongad who sought extension of the timeline given to stakeholders, including the general public, to submit their suggestions on the draft EIA Notification, 2020 till September 30 or till the time the Covid-19 lockdown is in force. As part of streamlining several green clearance
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