THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The National Fish Workers Forum (NFF) and the Kerala Swathanthra Matsya Thozhilali Federation (KSMTF) rejected the draft Coastal Zone Regulation (CRZ) Notification-2010.

In memorandums submitted to Ministry of Environment and Forest, President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Ghandhi, they have listed out reasons for the rejection of th

New Delhi: The four-member review committee on Posco will submit its report to the environment and forests ministry on Monday but it has already got mired in controversy with the chair of the panel, ex-environment secretary Meena Gupta, expected to give a dissent note while the other members provide a unanimous majority version.

The fact that the chair of the committee was the senior-most b

This is the executive summary of report of the committee constituted to investigate into the proposal submitted by POSCO India Pvt. Limited for establishment of an Integrated Steel Plant and Captive Port in Jagatsinghpur District, Orissa.

Majority report of the committee constituted to investigate into the proposal submitted by POSCO India Pvt. Limited for establishment of an Integrated Steel Plant and Captive Port in Jagatsinghpur District, Orissa.

The Environment and Forest Ministry on Monday mounted FAQs (frequently asked questions) on the draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification issued on September 15 inviting suggestions and objections within 60 days, pointing out 10 major issues of the 1991 notification it seeks to tackle.
It says the new objective of the 2010 notification is to ensure livelihood security to communities along t

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... is an example of how not to plan a project, says Shyam Balasubramanian `It is expected that the project qualifies to get CRZ clearance.' Is that an acceptable statement coming from a consulting firm that has prepared a feasibility report for a project? asks Nityanand.

KOZHIKODE: The Ministry of Environment and Forests has released the draft notification of the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) 2010 under the Environment Protection Act 1986, inviting suggestions and objections from the public within 60 days after the issue of the draft.

Under the new notification, all the islands in the backwaters of Kerala will be covered under the CRZ notification.

MUMBAI: The state government has set up a ministerial cabinet sub-committee to frame a revised comprehensive policy on sand extraction in Maharashtra. Ironically, not a single expert from the field or environmentalists have been included in the government panel.

The six member cabinet sub-committee announced by the state government will be headed by revenue minister Narayan Rane.

Are the Worli dairy and Pratiksha building connectors of the Bandra-Worli sea link illegal? The Bombay high court (HC) will decide soon.

Four residents of housing societies near the Worli end of the sea link have contended before the HC that the connectors do not have environmental clearance and they should be declared unauthorised.

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