Coastal Regulation Zone

Karunanidhi memorial project on Chennai's Marina Beach clears CRZ hurdle

The Tamil Nadu State Coastal Zone Management Authority (TNSCZMA) has approved the construction of the Kalaignar Karunanidhi Memorial proposed on Marina Beach.

published on : 13th January 2022

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

CRZ clearance for Adyar mouth widening put off

Central panel, which had already turned down project, flags ecological concerns

published on : 29th December 2021

Marauding sea eats into villages, leaves residents in troubled waters

Despite the frequency and magnitude of sea erosion increasing in recent years, locals allege no steps have been taken by the district administration to counter the impending danger.

published on : 8th September 2021

Sea erosion in Karnataka puts spoke on new coastal regulation zone norms

The meeting was held earlier this month, after which repeated surveys and discussions with local communities began.

published on : 29th August 2021

Coastal regulation zone: Public opinion to be sought

The final notification regarding coastal regulation zone (CRZ) will be given shape after seeking response from experts and public, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

published on : 18th 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