Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told Goa Legislative Assembly on Wednesday that coalpollution in the port town will be brought under control. “We will see that coal pollution is brought under control in Vasco. How it is achieved is their (those using the facility) lookout. We will have a meeting with MPT and others,” said Parrikar while replying
to a question tabled by Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida.
Parrikar who is also a minister for environment, said he would take up the issue of pollution at Mormugao port with the Ministry of Shipping. “I will brief the union minister when I meet him on August 5,” he said.
Parrikar also told the House that the MPT had proposed of using closed dome shaped enclosures for coal handling and it would have helped prevent pollution. But it could not be done with CRZ issues involved. Read More…