Scorching the earth

By Praful Bidwai

, by Frontline

The Environment Ministry’s clearance of projects such as Posco, Jaitapur and Lavasa will cause havoc in our gravely endangered environment. Even the worst pessimist could not have imagined that the January 31 order of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) approving the South Korean-origin company Posco’s steel project in Orissa would be as bad as it actually is. Read more