Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Gulf Goans Hotels Co. Ltd & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/09/2014 regarding allegedly illegal constructions raised by the appellants. The Court has noted that "The constructions raised by the appellants are not per se illegal in the conventional sense. They are not without permission and sanction of the competent authority.

CHENNAI: More than 15,000 buildings along the coastline are likely to be enumerated by the Chennai Corporation for violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Octavia Albuquerque & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 02/04/2014 regarding construction work being carried out in Coastal Regulation Zone area where nothing could have been built upon, Mangalore. The Applicant along with the main Petition have filed Annexure A-1-the Google imagery taken in the year 2010 which shows topography of large area forming a creek. Now the entire creek has been covered as a result of the project Proponent & Respondent No.

Statement of the Minister of Environment and Forests in response to Lok Sabha Starred Question No. 274 for 10 February 2014, asked by Shri Naranbhai Kachhadia and Shri Balkrishna K. Shukla regarding key points of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2011 and also whether the clearance issuance mechanism as per new CRZ Notification is based on the pollution potential of the projects within the CRZ areas.

South Asia convention on Coastal Management: Overview - a presentation by Chandra Bhushan at South Asian Convention on Coastal Management, Puducherry, January 19-21, 2014.

Read more: http://www.cseindia.org/userfiles/overview-coastal.pdf

The South Asia convention on Coastal Management convention jointly organised by Centre for Science and Environment and Pondicherry-based PondyCAN identified the need for the South Asian countries to share experiences and approaches and the need to learn from each other.

Letter to M/s Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited from Ministry of Environment & Forests regarding Environmental and CRZ clearance for Development of Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport at Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala by M/s. Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd dated 03 January, 2014.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mrs. Libertina Fernandes Vs. Goa CZMA dated 19/12/2013 regarding construction on the coast of Village Panchayat Morjim, Goa. The petitioner has said that the "structure in question was constructed prior to February, 1991 - the date from which the CRZ came into force, and no proper opportunity was given to the Appellant to place her case before the Authority".

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/1098-2013(MApp)_19Dec2013.pdf

A public hearing on preparing Kanyakumari District Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) maps was held at the Collectorate here on Thursday. Participating in the meeting, Fr.

As the draft report on the Environmental Impact Assessment of the Vizhinjam port project faces a public hearing on Saturday, environmentalists are not happy with the manner in which the report has projected the impact of the port on Vizhinjam.

In fact, non-governmental organisation Coastal Watch has gone to the extent of saying that the draft EIA report “reads like a campaign material rather than an objective environmental impact assessment of the project”.