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Special Blog Series on Coastal Regulations in India

Impending legislation changes in India are set to significantly impact coastal communities. In response, the CPR-Namati Environment Justice Program has launched the “Coastal Regulation” blog series.

The series will explore the proposed changes, the potential community impacts, and provide background on the current Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2011 to provide insight on what steps need be taken to ensure environmental justice for all.

Click on the links below to view each article on the Centre for Policy Research (CPR) website.

Part 1: “Coastal commons for private tourism and entertainment?”

Part 2: “Is it the end of participatory coastal planning?”

Part 3: “States ask Review Committee to loosen up the Coastal Regulation”

Part 4: “Crucial aspects of proposed Marine Coastal Regulatory Zone Notification revealed”

Part 5: “In conversation with Dr. Shailesh Nayak – the man who led the review of coastal regulation”

Part 6: “The proposed Marine Coastal Regulation Zone (MCRZ) Notification”

Part 7: “A tale of two reviews: How two governments amended a coastal land use law”

Part 8: “The Supreme Court’s guiding principles for coastal regulation”

Part 9: “Coastal Regulation Zone Disputes before the National Green Tribunal”

Part 10: “CRZ drives a wedge between communities in Mumbai”

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