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Coastal Regulation Zone: How rules for building along coast have evolved

In all CRZ Rules, regulation zone has been defined as the area up to 500 m from the high-tide line. Several kinds of restrictions apply, depending on criteria such as population, ecological sensitivity, distance from shore, etc.

Govt forms new panel, fresh hope for 117 stalled CRZ projects

As per official data, 117 project proposals, including sea-front residences, are waiting to be assessed for a CRZ clearance by the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA).


Pay Rs 95 cr to 1,630 fishermen families: NGT to Port Trust, CIDCO, ONGC

The NGT has ordered the three agencies to pay Rs 50 lakh & bear the restoration cost for environmental damage.

Will file caveats to guard projects from being stuck in court: Prakash Javadekar

Minister says will change CRZ rules, redefine buffer zone in forest areas

Within week of SC ruling, 2 high-rise projects along west Mumbai waterfront get nod

On Tuesday, MCZMA sanctioned two such proposals, the first of several to come up along the city’s western coastline.

For slum redevelopment in CRZ-II, state seeks concessions from MoEF

SRA Wants amendment of 2011 CRZ notification, waiver of joint venture that requires state to have a 51% stake in rehabilitation projects


Despite HC ban, MBMC allows construction in mangrove areas

At present, dumpers, cement mixers and earth movers are being used in the area just outside the STP at Jesal Park.

Mangrove cell removes blockages in culverts

Mangrove cell and the BMC have taken action after receiving several complaints of CRZ violations.

‘CRZ violations in Gorai’

Such blockage of water eventually leads to drying up of mangroves in the area.

Days before his 1st death anniversary,Thackeray memorial gets green nod

The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) allowed installation of bollards around the memorial site.