RIL’s Sikka Port Expansion Hits Green Hurdle
Panel asks RIL to submit additional material to ascertain project’s impact on environment as it fears serious threat to marine life in the vicinity Veerappa Moily may have to deal with a Reliance problem again, this time in the environment ministry. Reliance Industries’ expansion plan for its facilities at the Sikka port in Gujarat’s Jamnagar is facing a green wall. A statutory environmental panel flagged some concerns over the project. The ministry, where Moily took charge in late December, considers this panel’s recommendations for giving environmental clearances.