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Coastal Regulation Zone

Greens blame CRZ norms for flooding

Activists said that the residential complex along the golf course planned at Seawoods was likely to meet the same fate.

07 Aug 2019 2:53 AM

SC issues notice to Maharashtra govt on Mumbai coastal road project case

On July 16, the Bombay HC had quashed CRZ clearances granted to the city civic body for the ambitious Rs 12,000 crore coastal road project.

26 Jul 2019 1:34 PM

Activists hail verdict as BMC plans to move Supreme Court

According to civic officials, projects like the Bandra-Worli Sea link, which are similar to the CRP, have helped alleviate the city’s traffic woes.

17 Jul 2019 6:13 AM

Neither fish nor flesh

The BJP manifesto promises a Blue Revolution, however, city-based fishermen deem it an empty promise.

16 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

Ashish Shelar slams Congress for promising to reverse CRZ rules

Terms move anti-Mumbaikar, says his party in favour of inclusive, holistic development.

15 Apr 2019 2:17 AM


New CRZ rule worries greens

Notification allows construction within 50m of high tide line.

23 Jan 2019 1:53 AM

State plans to charge visitors of Shivaji Maharaj memorial

Advocate Thorat said that a disaster management and evacuation plan was also in place.

02 Nov 2018 1:48 AM

Bombay HC order on mangrove protection cheers citizens

The court said that the state was duty-bound to protect and preserve all mangrove-rich land across Maharashtra.

19 Sep 2018 12:44 AM

HC 'shocked' over illegal constructions by Nirav Modi along Alibaug beach

HC directed divisional commissioner to submit in 8 weeks, his inquiry report to principal secretary, state revenue and forest departments.

18 Sep 2018 8:39 AM

‘350-foot tall statue on eroded site not feasible’

Devendra Fadnavis announced that the Centre would give its nod to the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) soon.

21 Aug 2018 1:50 AM


Environment meet will be held over bullet train

Meanwhile farmer groups have stated that they are going to agitate during the meeting on May 29 as they do not want to give their lands.

24 May 2018 4:12 AM

MCZMA: We have submitted all maps on time

Officials have stated that these maps need to be finalised by the Government of India.

11 May 2018 1:15 AM

‘CRZ maps pose threat to Elephanta’

The NGO has also written to the district collector of Raigad and MPCB on the matter.

11 May 2018 1:13 AM

Norms dilution may expose eco-sensitive areas in city

The draft mentions that construction of sewage treatment plants in CRZ-I area shall be taken only by the municipal authorities.

20 Apr 2018 1:48 AM

‘Draft CRZ Rules too builder-friendly’

Mumbai-based environmentalists have stated that this move may encourage builders to eye mangroves that are privately owned.

20 Apr 2018 1:46 AM


No demarcation for Koliwadas in maps

Activists fume as CRZ-1 area is classified as CRZ-2.

02 Dec 2017 1:34 AM

53 illegal structures in Versova CRZ to be razed

Owners of the 53 illegal structures have allegedly violated the Environment Protection Act by encroaching on mangrove land.

06 Mar 2017 1:27 AM