Nanar Refinery Project: Only 13 of 95 villagers turn up for study tour to ‘quell fears’


Nanar Refinery Project: Only 13 of 95 villagers turn up for study tour to ‘quell fears’

To allay the fear of having a refinery in their backyard, a few villagers from the project-affected areas of the suspended Nanar oil refinery project were taken to Panipat Refinery and Petrochemical Complex (PRPC) in Haryana. The villagers interacted with PRPC authorities and tried to understand the impact of the refinery on environment and economy.

Although the state suspended land acquisition for the project in November, proponents (Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd) took 13 villagers to PRPC on a two-day tour from December 18 to 20.

The villagers from Konkan also visited residents of Baholi village that was affected by the PRPC project. Read More

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