After TNIE report, officials visit construction site and issue notices
As per the official documents, the corridor starts within Chennai Port and continues along the banks of Cooum until Koyambedu.
An expert appraisal committee of the Union Environment Ministry discussed the project on July 30. The committee approved it provided clearance is obtained from the National Board for Wildlife.
It is also alleged that CRZ clearance has not been obtained for the new police station construction. Jayanti Murali, director, Department of Environment, said she would look into the matter.
The Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change had directed the district administration in this regard and sought a report on the alleged violations.