Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pradip Chintaman Gharat & Others Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 24/09/2019 regarding use of foreshore land bearing Survey No. 134 in village Erangal, Madh Island, Mumbai for drying fish. It is alleged that the said activity causes air pollution and is also against the Development Control Regulations for Greater Mumbai and CRZ notification.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/08/2019 regarding the environmental impact of beaching and ship breaking method. The NGT directs the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to have an environment audit

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Protection of Environment and Public Service Committee Vs M/s. Simar Port Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 13/08/2019 regarding Environment Clearance (EC) and Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Clearance granted by the MoEF&CC on 05.03.2019 to M/s. Simar Port Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat for construction of 2800m breakwater.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sonia Raj Sood Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/08/2019 regarding approval for parking lot for Hotel Sea Rock and other constructions falling in the CRZ no-development zone, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Plan to be drafted by Environment Department in consultation with CZMA, GSPCB, scientists

A High Court bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice N M Jamdar had underlined “a serious lacuna in the decision-making process” and “lack of proper scientific study”.

ENCORE aims to strengthen integrated coastal zone management in all coastal States and Union Territories of India.

Judgement of the High Court of Bombay in the matter of Worli Koliwada Nakhwa & Others Vs Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai & Others dated 16/07/2019 regarding construction of a coastal road on the western coast of Mumbai from Princess Street Flyover to the Worli end of the Borivali– Worli Sea-link. Four interchanges are connecting the existing road to the proposed Coastal Road.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in order to conserve, protect and improve the quality of environment and preventing, controlling and abating environmental pollution has decided to identify beaches for the purpose of Blue Flag Certification.

The Government of India had declared certain coastal stretches of the country as Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) vide Notification No. S.O.19 (E), dated the 6th January, 2011 (referred to as the CRZ Notification, 2011).

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