Saturday, September 26, 2009

Stone crusher at Mopa opposed

PERNEM, SEPT 25Residents of Mopa-Pernem have decided to resort to an agitation against a proposed stone crusher at Harijanwada-Mopa.

According to sources, on September 24, a group of irate residents from Mopa confronted a team of officials, who had visited the village to inspect the site for the proposed stone crusher.Sitaram Parab, local, has submitted a letter to deputy collector, Pollution Control Board and other authorities urging them to look into the matter.

When contacted, Mopa Sarpanch Pramod Parab lambasted the proposed stone crusher, as earlier one stone crusher had damaged the livelihood, environment, agricultural and dairy production in the village, which was stopped by the locals.

Herald, September 26, 2009 Panjim

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