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14 Jan 2014

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Press Trust of India

Anti-displacement activists protest MoEF clearance to Posco [India]

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Anti-displacement activists…staged demonstrations at the Posco's proposed plant site and in the state capital, in protest of environment clearance granted by the Centre and Odisha government's recommendation of prospecting licence in favour of the South Korean company…Anti-Posco Solidarity Forum activists observed a protest day in the state capital…We will not allow the project to come up over our fertile and multi- crop land," said PPSS president Abhaya Sahoo.

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