Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ)


CRZ norms violation: Demolition of seven-star resort begins in Alappuzha backwaters

September 15, 2022 8:45 pm

The State Coastal Zone Management Authority had found that the seven-hector island where the resort was constructed, is under category one of CRZ, and no new construction should be permitted in those areas.

Explained: Why does BMC want more land for Mumbai’s Coastal Road Project?

October 30, 2020 1:09 pm

In order to ease the flow of road traffic, the BMC has proposed to construct a 9.9-km coastal road from Marine Drive to Worli or the south-end of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link at a cost of Rs 12,700 crore.

Explained: What is Blue Flag tag?

January 16, 2020 8:34 am

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has identified 13 beaches across the country for the Blue Flag certification.

Maradu apartments: Flats to be razed by controlled explosion

September 29, 2019 1:32 am

The demolition of the apartments, with 343 units, became inevitable in the wake of a Supreme Court order serving an ultimatum to the state government to comply with its demolition directive of May 8.

Won't hesitate to prosecute officers for 'culpable homicide': SC on Kerala Maradu apartment row

September 23, 2019 2:21 pm

The Supreme Court also indicated that it will ask for a survey of the entire Kerala Coastal Regulation Act (CRZ) areas to know if there were more such illegal structures.

Mumbai: Supreme Court issues notice on plea against quashing of CRZ clearance

July 27, 2019 2:32 am

A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta, while not granting any immediate stay, remarked “all we can say is it’s not a matter for summary dismissal”.

Mumbai Coastal Road project: Bombay HC quashes CRZ permission for southern stretch

July 17, 2019 4:25 am

The High Court said that the BMC cannot proceed with the works without obtaining environmental clearance under the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification.

Cabinet clears coastal regulation zone notification

December 29, 2018 6:58 am

When the draft rules were made public in April, environmentalists had alleged that the notification will open up fragile intertidal areas to real estate agents and was framed with the intent to favour large-scale industry at the cost of fishing communities.

Draft CRZ notification: Diluted norms benefitting builders, say environmentalists

April 20, 2018 1:56 am

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.

Mumbai: With no CZMP for a month, sea-front projects stuck in transit

March 14, 2016 3:23 am

The state environment department has sent a request to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests seeking another extension to the old CZMP till the new maps are ready.