Environment Ministry notice to Kerala Cricket Association

Environment Ministry issues show-cause notice to Kerala Cricket Association for illegal felling of mangroves in Kochi to build a cricket stadium.

updated: December 21, 2010 09:28 IST
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The Environment Ministry on Tuesday issued a showcause notice to the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) for allegedly felling mangroves in violation of green rules in Kochi for constructing an international cricket stadium.

The Ministry cited a report by its Bangalore regional office, which accused the KCA of violating environmental rules by destroying mangroves in Coastal Regulation Zone-I area at a site acquired at Parambimoola near Edakochi of Ernakulam district for construction of the stadium.

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