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  Metros   Mumbai  22 Feb 2018  PIL against Navi Mumbai Airport filed

PIL against Navi Mumbai Airport filed

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Feb 22, 2018, 5:17 am IST
Updated : Feb 22, 2018, 5:41 am IST

The court has issued notice to the CIDCO and kept the matter on March 28 for further hearing.

The Navi Mumbai airport will be operational by 2019.
 The Navi Mumbai airport will be operational by 2019.

Mumbai: A PIL has been filed in the Bombay high court seeking stay on the construction of Navi Mumbai Airport. Vanashakti, an NGO and activist Stalin Dayanand have filed this petition alleging CIDCO has violated conditions mentioned in the Environmental Clearances  given to them by the Union of India to construct the airport. The court has issued notice to the CIDCO and kept the matter on March 28 for further hearing.  

According to petition, mangroves will be cut to construct the airport, therefore EC put its condition that CIDCO would construct Mangroves Park. The petition has sought that CIDCO should bring the comprehensive Environmental Impact Study in the public domain. 

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