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Cheyyur power project: people to move court against MoEF panel approval

Author(s): Srestha Banerjee @sresthab 

Date:Aug 28, 2013

Activists say expert appraisal committee’s clearance to proposed ultra mega power project based on false information furnished in EIA report

In May this year, the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests gave the go-ahead to the Cheyyur Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu. Local residents and environmentalists of Cheyyur who have been  opposing the 4,000 MW power project are planning to move court to stop the project proposed by the Coastal Tamil Nadu Power Ltd. (CTNPL)—a special purpose vehicle of public sector unit…..Read morehttp://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/cheyyur-power-project-people-move-court-against-moef-panel-approval

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