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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 22, 2014 1:51 am
A Bombay High Court order prohibits any work within 50 metres of mangroves, irrespective of the ownership of the land.
May 21, 2011 2:55 am
Before buying,check whether all building permissions are received. There are numerous cases where buyers are stuck with a dishonest builder