Minutes of the 7th meeting of the Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority held on 25/05/2006.

In November 2004, the Coastal Action Network (CAN) approached the Madras High Court, seeking a stay on SSCP public hearings. Their petition was dismissed. The court said: Before parting with the above cases, we would like to mention that we should not obstruct the scientific and technical progress of the country in the name of environment protection. No doubt, the environment has to be protected, but at the same time we must never overlook the basic aim of our country, which is to make India a powerful and modern industrial state. Today the real world is cruel and harsh.

Letter to M/s Adani Chemicals Limited from additional director on establishment of salt works at Mundra District Kachchh by M/s Adani Chemicals Limited dated 04/08/2005.

"... Your ministry is responsible for all the destruction and killing of 12,000 people on the coast..."

Minutes of the third meeting of the "Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority" held on 26/08/2002 at Gandhinagar.

Construction of container terminal at Mundra: permission to lay dredging material at Mundra Port (27 Nov & 3 Dec 2001).

In the aftermath of the tsunami in Japan, the Centre is considering fine-tuning its plans of locating key infrastructure projects, such as power plants, along the coast.

Power Finance Corporation, a Navratna public sector lender, is in the process of creating a wholly-owned subsidiary for the renewable energy sector, in a couple of weeks, to be called PFC Green Energy Ltd.

M K GoelM K Goel, director (commercial), PFC, told reporters here today that this sector required relatively smaller amounts and had not been getting adequate priority.

THE government will bid out at least two ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) of 4000mw each in April 2010 to make up for the slippage in power capacity addition in previous years, a senior power ministry official said.

May 27: Environmentalists are up in arms over the encroachment of wetlands. They maintain that wetlands serve to neutralise the toxins discharged through industrial effluents and domestic sewage, before letting the water
percolate down into the earth to replenish aquifers.