PANAJI: The hill on the secluded Aivao beach, a quiet sunset point near Raj Bhavan, has been blatantly dug for a structure, allegedly by a local fishermen.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Linet Nunes Vs. Goa State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding consent to operate granted to Linet Nunes Curlies Restaurant, Panaji, Goa. Tribunal directs Linnet Nunes to submit to the Pollution Control Board the NOC/approval from the concerned Panchayat.

VASCO: The hearing on the joint Public interest litigation (PIL) before the High Court of Bombay at Goa by the fishermen group from Khariwado and Baina seeking stay on the maintenance dredging unde

PANJIM: The finalisation of the State’s Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) has been delayed, as the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) is yet to demarcate the h

Vasco fishermen cry foul over the gross contempt of the NGT directions by MPT for allegedly undertaking dredging work

In a setback to the state government, an expert panel of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has sought more information before granting approval for amendment in the environmental clear

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Roshni B. Patel Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/09/2017 regarding the construction of the bridge over the Tena creek and road in the intertidal zone without obtaining prior CRZ Clearance from the Gujarat coastal zone management authority. Committee constituted to look into the environmental damage done and steps for remediation.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of J. Barnabas Vs District Collector, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu regarding construction of a community hall within 200 meters from the sea and just 50 meters away from the protection wall constructed on the sea shore and therefore a clear violation of Coastal Zone Regulations in Kollencode, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. NGT orders that if the Community hall is falling in the CRZ – III, 'No Development Zone' even after the revision of the CZMP, action may be taken to demolish the structure in accordance with law.

While Coastal Regulation Zone notifications regulate a 500 metre horizontal region from the high-tide line, the SMP lays down a vertical impact of the sea-level rise

Panaji: Over 20 environmental organizations and activists chalked out a strategy over the state's inclusion in national green tribunal's (NGT) northern zone, even as some termed it as a 'special st

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