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JNPT hit by green hurdles for Rs 10,000-cr Wadhavan port

Authority is opposing project despite fact that project has been shifted to mid-sea

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The country's largest container port JNPT is facing hurdles for its most ambitious expansion at Wadhavan, as a local environment authority has stalled the Rs 10,000-crore project. "The only issue is that the Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Authority has objected to the Wadhavan project," JNPT Deputy Chairman Neeraj Bansal told PTI. He said the authority is opposing the project despite the fact that the project has been shifted to mid-sea. "Now they are saying even on sea side you cannot go, and you have to take our permission," Bansal said, adding the ...

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First Published: Sun, June 18 2017. 14:00 IST
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