The Andhra Pradesh government lied to obtain forest clearance for the Polavaram dam on the Godavari; it said there were no forest rights claimants in the dam’s submergence zone. Down To Earth visited the villages denied forest rights and found the state had indeed lied.
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Letter: Letter from MoEF to Orissa CM
Public Hearing: Polavaram project in AP
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Report: Groundwater externalities of surface irrigation transfers under NRLP
Presentation: Analysis of Water Availability vs. Water Use