PANAJI: The implementation of the coastal zone management plan (CZMP) for Goa is likely to be delayed further, as the state has sought an extension till October 30 to finalize the plan.

The Blue Economy involves economic activity that engages with the various components of the oceans. The study is divided into three chapters.

The draft mentions that construction of sewage treatment plants in CRZ-I area shall be taken only by the municipal authorities.

Areas with population density of less than 2,161 per sq km will now be under CRZ-III A. The non development zone (NDZ) for III A will be 50 metres, instead of 200 metres.

States to get leeway in developing tourism, industrial infrastructure

Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has notified the draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) 2018 guidelines for comments of the public and stakeholders in the next 60 day. This draft notification has major recommendation which would boost tourism development in coastal areas of the country which remains untapped due to stringent regulatory framework.

The Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) will be seeking environmental clearance for the construction of a jetty at Girgaum Chowpatty, behind Birla Krida Kendra (BKK), the cultural hot-spot of south Mumbai.

Across the world, poor communities bear a disproportionate burden of the environmental cost of development. Harmful projects such as polluting industrial units, municipal disposal sites or mining projects are usually situated close to poor neighbourhoods.

PANJIM: In what could grant major relief to project proponents, who failed to obtain prior clearances under the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) for their projects, the Union Ministry for Environment

Providing yet another window to regularise projects that have not taken prior green clearances, this time under Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate

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