Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Kannappan Vs The Tamil Nadu Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others dated 28/04/2023.

Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation was directed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to remove the constructions put by them without any clearance from Mudaliyarkuppam village, Cheyyur taluk, Chengalpattu district of Tamil Nadu. The constructions included toilets, compound walls along the banks of the Tazhuthali Kuppam estuary in the area between the water body and the sea.

Independent report of Coastal Aquaculture Authority, Chennai in the matter of Original Application No. 5 of 2021 & 9 of 2021 (SZ) filed before the National Green Tribunal. The matter related to hatcheries in the districts of Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Nagapauinam and Cuddalore Districts of Tamil Nadu. The inspection committee designated for the purpose by Coastal Aquaculture Authority (CAA) had inspected 13 hatcheries located along the coast of Chengalpattu and Viluppuram districts of Tamil Nadu for alleged illegal shrimp seed production.

Joint Committee report in respect of Original Application No. 5 of 2021 taken up as Suo Motu on the basis of the news item published in the Indian Express newspaper edition, December 20, 2020 'Shrimp hatcheries along ECR have no CRZ clearance' by the NGT (SZ) and Original Application No. 9 of 2021 filed by S. Velu in respect of construction of shrimp farms in Keelarkollai village in Chengalpattu district.

Report of Joint Committee in the matter of Original Application No. 70 of 2021 (SZ) as per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order February 17, 2021.

The matter related to waste management in Thirukazhukundrdam town panchayat, Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu.

Counter affidavit by the Municipal Commissioner, Maraimalai Nagar Municipality, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu. The matter related to pollution of Guduvancheri lake. A newspaper report had said that sewage from households in Nadivaram - Guduvancheri town panchayats and Maraimaalai Nagar Municipality was being discharged in the lake, apart from effluents from private hospitals and clinics in that area.

Works to rejuvenate polluted Kolavoy lake to be taken up under Central plan

After several years of negligence, the much-abused Kolavoy lake, one of the largest water bodies in Kancheepuram district, might soon be rejuvenated. The lake, also known as Chengalpattu lake, will be the first water body in the Chennai region to get a new lease of life under the National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) of the Union ministry of forests and environment.

Water Resources Department attempts to rejuvenate contaminated waterbody under National Lake Conservation Plan

To infuse life into polluted lakes around the city, the Water Resources Department (WRD) has recently submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Environment and Forests to restore these water bodies under the National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP). The NLCP’s objective is to rejuvenate urban and semi-urban lakes that have been polluted by the release of sewage into them.

Nearly four decades after the State government had acquired land for expanding the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at the Sriharikota Range (SHAR), near Chennai, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Cou

TAMBARAM: The Department of Municipal Administration and Water Supply has put in place a novel initiative to recycle plastic waste and in the process earn a little money.

Under the project, plastic waste such as cups, sheets, use-and-throw polythene bags among many others generated from 10 municipalities in the Kancheepuram district are collected, stored and then sold in an auction.