Fishermen oppose amendments to Coastal Regulation Zone notification, cite damage to ecosystem, community displacement

The fishermen had demanded immediate withdrawal of the draft amendments made to the CRZ Notification 2019, to prevent further damage to the ecosystem and displacement of coastal communities.

published on : 6th January 2022

Coastal area set for makeover?

Around 25 coastal panchayats in Ernakulam will soon be brought under the CRZ-II category, reducing the hassles in allowing development work

published on : 19th October 2021

New ash pipeline violates CRZ rules, says NGT report

The pipeline cutting across Kosasthalaiyar river hampers livelihoods

published on : 30th September 2021

Groyne field built near Kalpakkam nuclear plant without CRZ clearance triggers controversy

Senior officials at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) also expressed concern that erosion may affect the coastline after the construction of these groynes

published on : 26th June 2021

Civic body’s over change of CRZ classification rejected by CAG report

CRZ-II zone are areas that have been developed up to or close to the shoreline, the report stated.

published on : 25th June 2021

Centre allows projects to obtain post-facto Coastal Regulation Zone clearance

Currently, there is no provision for granting post-facto CRZ clearance and several high-profile projects that commenced work without obtaining the mandatory clearance were deemed illegal

published on : 18th March 2021