More Trouble for Lafarge

Lafarge’s plan to set up a Rs 900-crore cement plant in Himachal has run into environmental trouble with the National Environmental Appellate Authority quashing the clearance granted to the project by environment ministry in June 2009. More here. The curious thing is this. The NEAA order quashing the clearance said Lafarge erroneously represented the mining area as ‘uncultivable’. which is the same charge against the company’s limestone mining operations in meghalaya.

 

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