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Kuzhikandam creek remediation work to be awarded next year


The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has submitted before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it will award the work for the phased remediation of the contaminated Kuzhikandam Thodu, a 1.5-km-long narrow creek in Eloor-Edayar area, by February 17 next year.

NGT, in an order passed on July 3, had directed the KSPCB to complete the tender documents and award the work within three months.

In an affidavit filed before the NGT on October 3 explaining the action taken on the verdict, KSPCB requested that the delay in filing the report be condoned. It attributed the delay to ...


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