Pipeline for peace

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2005

Environmentalists and non-governmental organisations (ngos) in the Caspian region surrounding the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (btc) pipeline have voiced concerns about the proposed route for the pipeline. Apprehensions were raised at various public hearing meetings and till the last meeting, regional activists remain concerned about the pipeline's ecological threat.

Various ngos voiced their concerns at the hearing saying that the proposed pipeline route posed a threat to environmentally sensitive areas. They urged the btc pipeline consortium to change the route to reduce the risk of an ecological catastrophe.

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