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Fishermen object to seaport

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Fishermen have objected to a proposal to build a seaport situated between Kovalam in Kerala and Keelamanakudi in Kanniyakumari district of Tamil Nadu over fears it would cause irreparable damage to the environment. In a petition to the Environment Directorate, representatives of various fishermen’s organisations said naturally-formed sand dunes, mangroves and salt pans would be lost if the port were to come up at the ecologically-sensitive spot.

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Printable version | Jan 18, 2020 12:18:10 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/fishermen-object-to-seaport/article22446991.ece

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