Response on behalf of the Appellant on the report of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of July 2020 in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India & Others).The case is against the expansion of ship breaking yards in Alang by adding more area of the inter-tidal zone for the purpose of breaking old ships on the beach. The beaching method is the least environment friendly and has the highest pollution potential.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Victor Fernandes Vs Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority dated 19/10/2020.

Interim report by the District Magistrate, Surat on unauthorised/illegal shrimp farms and salt pans located in the flood plains of Kim and Sena river/creek and Tena village, taluka Olpad, Surat district, Gujarat dated 19/10/2020. Original Application No. 16/2020 (Western Zonal Bench) in the matter of Brackish Water Research Centre Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mehdad & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 28/09/2020. This application was filed by the state of Goa seeking extension of time for finalizing Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP). The matter was getting delayed for a long time. The NGT said that repeated extensions were given earlier.

The court was informed that the delay was due to National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Roshni B. Patel Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/09/2020.

The matter related commercial illegal coastal shrimp farms on the floodplains and within the CRZ areas along the Tapi and Mindhola river and in village Damka, Rajgiri, Junagam, Aabhva, Dumas, Khajod, Budiya, Gabheni, Talangpor, Umber, Jiyav and elsewhere in Choryasi taluka, Surat district, Gujarat.

Affidavit on behalf of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Limited setting out the status of the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project and environmental impact mitigation measures taken by L&T dated 19/09/2020. The MTHL and the approval of January 25, 2016 given by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) under the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2011 are the subject matter of the appeal filed by Dileep B. Nevatia.

Affidavit on behalf of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Limited setting out the status of the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project and environmental impact mitigation measures taken by L&T dated 19/09/2020. The MTHL and the approval of January 25, 2016 given by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) under the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2011 are the subject matter of the appeal filed by Dileep B. Nevatia.

As per the extant provisions of the CRZ Notification, 2011, exploration and extraction of oil and natural gas and all associated activities and facilities thereto in the CRZ areas requires prior CRZ clearance from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kandla Juth Machimar Sahkari Mandal Ltd. Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/01/2020 regarding violation of the condition of the Environmental Clearance (EC) pertaining to work of laying of pipeline in Nakti Creek, Gulf of Kutch.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The Kerala State Coastal Zone Management Authority Vs Maradu Municipality & Others dated 13/01/2020 regarding Maradu flats demolition, Kochi, Kerala.

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