Search results for: Legal

667 results

A list of search results

  • 5 July 2012

    The Times of India reports that a resort in Sindhdurga has complained to the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) of illegal sand dredging in the Mochemaad creek that has destroyed the mangroves. In its complaint the resort management has pointed out that illegal sand dredging had destroyed the sand dunes, and thereby the mangroves […]

  • 15 June 2012

    According to The Nation, the Lagos State Government has arraigned 13 persons for alleged illegal sand dredging. The violators were arrested by the monitoring team of the Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure, in collaboration with the State Taskforce Environmental and Special Offences. The monitoring team arrested Henry Akinwunmi, a worker at RHS Dredging Engineering […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vietnam Net reports that the authorities have failed to put an end to the illegal sand exploitation taking place along sections of the Saigon River near Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and Tay Ninh Provinces. At midnight on May 26, a Sai Gon Giai Phong reporter was present at the river’s bank in […]

  • 31 May 2012

    According to Asia One, a private company engaged by the operator of the Tanjung Agas Gas and Oil Logistic Park in Pahang is being investigated for smuggling sand into Singapore. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has started investigating the company which was contracted to carry out sand reclamation and dredging work in and along Sungai Pahang […]

  • 29 May 2012

    “Danger is imminent in Lagos, unless relevant stakeholders come together to quickly nip the threat of illegal mining and dredging in the bud,” says Governor Babatunde Fashola during a visit to some coastal areas of Badagry. Surprised at the level of degradation of the environment caused by the activities of illegal miners in the axis, […]

  • 30 April 2012

    According to Businessday, operators in the gas distribution channel have raised alarm over what they termed threat to the gas pipelines particularly in the Badagry axis of Lagos State, by the activities of illegal sand dredgers. Adesegun Oniru, the state commissioner for Waterfront Development and Infrastructure said: “Sand dredgers are depleting the sand along the […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Illegal sand exploitation along Lang Co Bay in central Thua Thien – Hue Province has caused environmental degradation to the area and the bay, according to vietnamnews.com. Dredging of the sand along the coast from Loc Vinh Commune to Lang Co Town has increased dramatically. In Phu Hai 1 Hamlet in Loc Vinh Commune trees […]

  • 26 March 2012

    As Saigon-gpdaily.com reports, Ngo Xuan Hien, chairman of the People’s Committee of Cat Tien District, on March 24 attributed unchecked and illegal sand dredging to the frequent landslides along the banks of the Dong Nai River passing through Phuoc Son Village in Cat Tien District. The severe landslide on March 21 washed away three houses […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Chairman of the 5 man ad-hoc Committee in charge of investigating activities of illegal dredging operators on Lagos Waterways, Hon. Rotimi Abiru, stated that his committee has determined several unregistered dredging operators on Lagos waterways with no permission to operate, perpetrating illegal land reclamation, stockpiling of sand and dredging, at the expense of the […]

  • 5 March 2012

    A Committee, established by the Lagos State House of Assembly to investigate and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos Waterways, has initiated the verification of documents obtained by firms to operate on Lagos waterways, reports the Daily Sun. Chairman of the Committee, Rotimi Abiru, said: “The Lagos State Government will not tolerate […]

  • 4 March 2012

    The director of a company contracted to carry out work on the development of a marina in Falmouth docks has been sentenced at Truro Crown Court for environmental offences leading to the illegal dumping of heavily contaminated silt in a Special Area of Conservation. On Friday 17 February Peter Frampton, company director of Oil and […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The CBI has registered an FIR at the CBI Special Court in Kochi against a naval officer and the Managing Director of a private dredging company in connection with the sand mining scam at Ezhimala Naval Academy. The case relates to the illegal selling of sand worth 1 .4 crore rupees dredged at the Naval […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Sims Metal Management, located at the Port of Redwood City, Calif., to comply with federal Clean Water Act laws following inspections that found evidence of unlawful discharges of PCBs, mercury, lead, copper and zinc into San Francisco Bay. The South Bay facility is home to one of the […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Five Chinese deckhands on a sand dredger have been arrested in waters off the outlying island of Kinmen for illegal sand dredging, the …   By Chen Shou-kuo and Kendra Lin (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, January 9, 2012;

  • 30 December 2011

    Bien Hoa City Police and the waterway traffic police in the southern province of Dong Nai gave chase to nine boats seen illegally dredging sand in Tan Van Ward of the city on Thursday. While patrolling the ward at 1:30am, the police and environment protection officials spotted 30 people operating from nine boats illegally dredging […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has announced it would investigate alleged illegal dredging in Addo Community, Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Mr. Joseph Ororo, Manager, Lagos Office, NIWA, stated that the authority would carry out investigation into the rumour involving alleged illegal dredging activities along the community’s shoreline. ‘Lagos NIWA […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Consent for an £80m upgrade of Southampton’s container port has been withdrawn for reassessment after legal action from its largest… (thisishampshire) [mappress] Source: thisishampshire, November 22, 2011

  • 17 November 2011

    An iwi’s planning to take further legal action if the Environment Court rules in favour of the Port of Tauranga pushing ahead with plans to …   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, November 17, 2011;

  • 16 November 2011

    Continuous sand dredging from costal village near Surat has created threat upon existence of sea beach. Miners are pumping out sand without…   By Rishi Banerji (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, November 16, 2011;

  • 11 November 2011

    The city’s canal dredging project remains mired in legal questions that prevented council members from moving forward with it Wednesday …   By Robert Napper (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, November 11, 2011;

  • 8 November 2011

    The Lagos State Government has called on illegal sand dredgers to desist from the act or be ready to face the law… (naijapals) [mappress] Source: naijapals, November 8, 2011

  • 7 November 2011

    A boat from China was found illegally dredging sea sand in waters off the outlying Kinmen Island early Monday, the second such incident in… (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, November 7, 2011  

  • 27 October 2011

    APM Terminals has won a legal battle to build a container dock in the Costa Rican port of Moin, reported IHS Global Insight… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, October 27, 2011

  • 14 October 2011

    A legal battle is brewing over dredging in the Long Creek area in Virginia Beach…   By David Ham (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, October 14, 2011;

  • 11 October 2011

    The Lagos State government has commenced enforcement of rules and regulations guiding mining operations and subsequent arrest of operators… By Bidemi Bakare (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, October 11, 2011;

  • 5 October 2011

    Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has commenced enforcement of rules and regulations against illegal activities of miners… By MONSUR OLOWOOPEJO (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, October 5, 2011;