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Mumbai: 45 fishermen lost livelihood due to reclamation, survey reveals

April 12, 2019 | Laxman Singh | The Indian Express First published here: https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/45-fishermen-lost-livelihood-due-to-reclamation-survey-5671553/ The ICAR-CMFRI report was prepared after the Bombay High Court ordered the BMC and Fisheries Department to conduct a survey with the help of experts to…

Coastal road: No new reclamation of land, Bombay HC tells BMC

April 12, 2019 | Express News Service | The Indian Express First published here: https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/no-new-reclamation-of-land-bombay-hc-tells-bmc-5671454/ Senior counsel Gayatri Singh, arguing for the petitioners, informed the court that a project of such magnitude needs necessary environmental clearance, which has not been…

Mumbai: Letter from fisheries department suggests rethink on NOC for coastal road project

April 4, 2019 | Laxman Singh | Indian Express First published here: https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/mumbai-coastal-road-project-letter-from-fisheries-dept-suggests-rethink-on-noc-5657524/ The letter, which was sent from the Regional Deputy Commissioner of Fisheries, Mumbai Division, to Fisheries Commissioner of Maharashtra on January 4, states that the regional office…

Irregularities in Shivaji statue project, needs AG audit: PWD

March 22, 2019 | Vishwas Waghmode | The Indian Express First published here: https://indianexpress.com/article/india/irregularities-in-shivaji-statue-project-needs-ag-audit-pwd-5637347/ The Maharashtra Public Works Department has sought a special audit by the state Accountants General (AG) into “serious irregularities” in the construction of the Chhatrapati Shivaji…

Hardlook: Mumbai’s woefully inadequate sewage treatment plants need to be upgraded immediately

February 25, 2019 | Laxman Singh | The Indian Express First published here: https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/mumbai-sewage-disposal-mithi-river-bmc-ngt-neeri-5599336/ Over the last 10 years, implementation of the Mumbai Sewage Disposal Project-II has virtually come to a standstill. Amid this, the NGT has stayed an MoEF notification…