Issue Date: Apr 17, 2013
An expert committee of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has sought complete design change of POSCO steel project in Odisha before the developer can apply for a fresh environment clearance. Pointing out that the project did not comply with the several conditions imposed on at the time of grant of the earlier environment clearance, the committee has also asked POSCO to carry out fresh studies on its impact on the environment, livelihood of coastal communities, as well as the project’s water supply, drainage and waste disposal systems.
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