Environmental clearance for two mega power projects awaited: Tamil Nadu

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The central environment and forest ministry is yet to give its nod for two mega thermal power projects in Tamil Nadu despite its own expert committee having given its sanction for the projects, state Power Minister Natham R. Viswanathan said Tuesday.

Speaking at the power ministers conference here, Viswanathan said: “Even though the expert appraisal committee of ministry of environment and forest has recommended environmental clearance for our Udangudi Super Thermal Power Project and Cheyyur Ultra Mega Power Project, the final clearance is yet to be issued by the ministry.” Read more……. http://news.in.msn.com/business/article.aspx?cp-documentid=253664951

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