Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Ossie Fernandes Vs.The Union of India dated 29/09/2015 regarding Coastal Zone Management Plans with reference to the CRZ Notification, 2011 for the districts of Kanyakumari, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Pudukottai and Thirunelveli.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Chennai) in the matter of Kamburam Dharma Paripalana Araya Samajam Vs Kozhikode Corporation & Others dated 22/09/2015 regarding indiscriminate and illegal construction activities being carried out in the Kamburam Beach, Kozhikode District, Kerala which falls within the Coastal Regulation Zone-II (CRZ-II) area by the builders/developers.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Anthony Mendes & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change dated 08/09/2015 regarding Environmental Clearance (EC)/ Approval dated 9th December, 2014, under the CRZ Notification granted to Project of Golf Course facility and Hotel by name “M/s Leading Hotels Pvt. Ltd.” , which is proposed to be constructed in Survey No.2 and 13 of Tiracol village, Pednem Taluka (North Goa).



CHENNAI: In a move that would help change the skyline of coastal cities like Chennai, Vishakhapatnam, Surat, Mangaluru and Puducherry, the Union Environment Ministry has amended the coastal regulat

The Centre for Policy Research - Namati Environmental Justice Program has recently completed a three-year-long study, the first of its kind, titled CZMAs and Coastal Environments: Two Decades of Regulating Land Use Change on India's Coastline, analysing the functioning of Coastal Zone Management Authorities (CZMA).

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on amendment in Coastal Regulation Zone notification, 30/04/2015.

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted the Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority (KCZMA) by a notification on 31 March 2015.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on protection of coastal areas from rising sea level, 26/02/2015.

Whereas by a notification of the Government of India in the erstwhile Ministry of Environment and Forests number S.O.19 (E), dated the 6th January, 2011 (hereinafter referred to as the CRZ notification), coastal stretches are declared as Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) and restrictions have been imposed on industries, operations and processes in