Goa: National Green tribunal orders CoP to halt construction of terminal building

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the construction of the Captain of Ports’ (CoP) terminal building in the Mandovi to be halted. The tribunal has asked for a rapid environment impact assessment (EIA) study to be conducted within two months and placed before the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA), only after which the construction work can resume.