Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Ossie Fernandes Vs.The Union of India dated 29/09/2015 regarding Coastal Zone Management Plans with reference to the CRZ Notification, 2011 for the districts of Kanyakumari, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Pudukottai and Thirunelveli.

CHENNAI:The Southern Bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) to immediately consider the proposal of the TN government to desilt Sriv

It is high time to protect mangrove habitats, which serve as nurseries for native fish population, to enhance the dwindling fisheries.

Tourism Minister inaugurates work, taken up at a cost of Rs. 32 lakh

The Tuticorin Corporation has embarked on a new project to convert solid and liquid waste into energy for consumption. The work taken up at a cost of Rs. 32 lakh was inaugurated by S.P. Shanmuganathan, Tourism Minister, at a compost yard in Tharuvaikulam here on Tuesday.

Letter to M/s. Udangudi Power Corporation Ltd. from Ministry of Environment & Forests regarding environmental clearance of 2x800 MW Udangadi Super Critical Imported Coal Based TPP at village Udangudi, in Thiruchendur Taluk, in Thoothukudi district, in Tamil Nadu dated October 14, 2013.

Move comes after District collector was transferred

The Tamil Nadu Government today ordered to form a special team to verify the illicit mining in Thoothukudi district in Southern Tamil Nadu, which has been on the storm after the District Collector was transferred after conducting a raid in a private company on the alleged illegal mining case.

Officials inspected the Vaipar and Vembar coastline on Tuesday to check any illegal mining operations.

Both required fresh clearance as coal availability was an issue

The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Union Environment and Forests Ministry has reiterated its recommendation, given three years ago, for granting environmental clearance for the Rs. 8,400-crore Udangudi supercritical thermal power project.

EIA & EMP for The Proposed 2 X 800 MW Udangudi Super Critical Thermal Power Project ( A CDM Project ) of TANGEDCO. The EIA studies were conducted and EIA/EMP reports were prepared through M/s.

In fresh protests, the Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy agitating against the Koodankulam nuclear plant, plans to lay siege to the Thoothukudy port Saturday.