Environmentalists accuse govt of inaction on Sethusamudram project

Date of Release: 
Sep 24 2013

Environmentalists yesterday expressed regret over the country’s failure to address its concerns over the controversial Sethusamudram Project. They accused state officials of years of inaction on the issue.

According to them, the National Aquatic Resources Agency (NARA), Coast Conservation Department (CCD), Fisheries Department and Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry were the responsible authorities who had not yet addressed the issue even though it arose eight years ago.

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