Noida Development Authority proposes to encroach the Yamuna flood plain
The CSE news report on proposal of Noida Development Authority to construct multi storey buildings on a site that is part of the Yamuna flood plain and is defined as agricultural land. It is feared that, this will reduce groundwater recharge & also disturb biodiversity of the Okhla bird sanctuary.
Source: http://www.rainwaterharvesting.org/newsletter/yamuna_flood.html See Also Document: Public notice by NDA on the proposal to construct multi storey buildings. http://www.noidaauthorityonline.com/public_img.php?id=28-05-09H-P Document: EIA notification 2006. www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/265655 Report: Improving municipal management for cities to succeed. www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/281905 Report: SEZs and their implication on urban management & regional planning in India. www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/255507 Weblink: Building regulations. http://www.noidaauthorityonline.com/Buildingregulationsanddirections20-9-06English.pdf Weblink: Protect Okhla bird SA petition. http://www.petitiononline.com/OBPWLS09/petition.html