Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding declaration and notification of the CZMP, 31/05/2017
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Mehdad & Others Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 31/05/2017 regarding declaration and notification of the CZMP (Coastal Zone Management Plans) in relation to coastal states. NGT says that it is evident that the states are not coordinating and that despite lapse of more than 6 years the hazardous line which is a very foundation of the preparation of CZMP, has not been fixed. NGT directs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to conduct a meeting of all the Principal Secretaries of Environment of the Coastal States within two weeks and the entire course of action for finalization of hazardous line as well as notification of CZMP is to be adopted in that meeting.