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Friday, Aug 07, 2020


Aug 05, 2020 18:34
The two-member HC bench, comprising Justice SJ Kathawalla and Riyaz Chagla, allowed MMRDA authorities to cut 357 mangroves primarily after noting that Metro Line-4 is a project of “immense public importance from the point of view of public transport”. read more
Oct 31, 2019 01:19
A report by the American organisation Climate Central shows that coastal cities might be inundated sooner than estimated read more
Sep 21, 2019 00:27
The HC was hearing a plea filed by activist Zoru Bhathena, opposing the MSRDC’s plea seeking the court’s permission to cut 1,585 mangroves for the construction of the Bandra-Versova sea link. read more
Sep 10, 2019 00:19
The bullet train will run at a speed of 320kmph and cover the Mumbai-Ahmedabad distance in an expected three hours. read more
Aug 29, 2019 23:29
Dumping of garbage in mangroves is a violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), 2019, norms as mangroves acquire the highest amount of protection. It is also a violation of the September 2018 Bombay high court (HC) order banning mangrove destruction... read more
Aug 15, 2019 00:00
Over the last one month, BMC cleared a total of 4,124 tonnes of waste and debris from the area for the project. read more
Aug 14, 2019 23:59
According to MMRDA, the corridor will reduce travel time by acting as a connector between the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) and NH4B, connecting Mumbai to Goa on one end and the Mumbai-Pune Expressway with NH 17 on the other end. read more
Jul 29, 2019 01:48
Six of them commercially, ecologically important; study will help improve conservation efforts read more
Jul 16, 2019 00:55
Design includes jogging track, viewing gallery; 25 trucks of debris cleared from site, work fast-tracked read more
Jul 10, 2019 13:18
The HC was hearing a petition against the cutting down of mangroves in Mumbai for various development projects. read more
Jul 08, 2019 15:31
The Bombay HC has ruled that the destruction of mangrove forests across the state and construction within 50 metres of mangrove areas is illegal. read more
Jul 05, 2019 15:05
In September, an HC bench of justice Abhay Oka and justice Riyaz Chagla directed the Maharashtra government to restore degraded mangrove sites and areas that have been recovered from encroachers. read more
Jul 03, 2019 12:12
According to data from the state-appointed mangrove and wetland committee appointed as per Bombay high court (HC) orders, there have been 75 complaints of mangrove and wetland destruction along the Konkan coast in 2019 so far. read more
Jun 30, 2019 01:19
Meanwhile, two city organisations have written to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) about the environmental impact of the project read more