The financial institutions are worried about the eleventh hour objections expressed by the environment ministry in the projects that are on the verge of becoming operational.

Power Finance Corporation (PFC), director, Mr M.K.

The Environment Ministry has asked East Coast Energy, promoters of the Bhavanapadu power plant, to immediately suspend work at the project site in the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.

The order issued on Tuesday evening comes in the wake of police firing near the project site in Kakrapalli village on Monday resulting in the death of two persons and injuries to 50.

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Visakhapatnam: Two persons were killed and five injured when police opened fire to control villagers protesting against setting up of a thermal power plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district on Monday.

"Two persons were killed and five sustained injuries in the incident at Vadditandra village," said Srikakulam SP KVV Gopal Rao, adding some several policemen were also hurt.

The situation

Paper industry generates green house gases in many stage of its operations; there is scope for implementation of CDM project preferably in forestry sector. JKPL's A/R CDM project under LULUCF category aims to GHG mitigation and sell emission reductions earned through carbon sequestration in the established agro-forestry plantations.

Nov. 28: The AP forest department has decided to set up


Oct. 7: The Union environment minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh, has been flooded with complaints and objections regarding

Srikakulam, Sept.

Hyderabad, Sept.