The court said that a 50m buffer zone should be created around mangrove land in which no construction activity or dumping of debris should be permitted.

PANJIM: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has remanded a matter to the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) to decide whether Baina village be declared as a fishing village in terms of CRZ

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Union of India & Others Vs D. R. Parekh & Others dated 14/08/2018 regarding Synclair Hotel and Corbyns Cove falling under CRZ II category, Port Blair.

Supreme Court sets aside the High Court Order of 2004 and said that the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests has come into force with effect from 6th January, 2011 and that all the parties shall abide by the said Notification.

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC), Gujarat Pollution Control Board and the forests and environment department of the government of Gujarat jointly organized a public hearing on the st

The Union Environment Ministry has extended the 1996 CZMP at least five times in the past although the State government made vain attempts to bring new CZMP in 2013.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala coastal zone management authority (KCZMA) is unlikely to recommend the controversial resort project undertaken by Kapico Kerala Resorts Pvt Ltd on Nediyathuruthu island i

PANAJI: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has said that concerns raised by state legislators over the environment ministry's draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2018 are unwarranted.

Out of total 13 coastal states and UTs, only five have submitted their management plan to the Ministry of Environment and Forests till date.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Mehdad & Others Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 23/07/2018 regarding protection of coastal stretches of India.

Krishna Kant from PSS, who is also opposing the public hearing, said, "No material in local language is being provided to locals so that they can understand the issue and put forth their points at