TITLE

Vedanta, Interrupted

PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
India Today;10/15/2012, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article outlines the problems with the refinery and bauxite mining project of Vedanta in Lanjigarh, Odisha, India from 2004 to 2012. It offers an overview of the troubles encountered by the company involving the diversion of forest lands, environmental clearance, and alleged human rights and forest rights violations. The company also faced opposition from activists and tribals.
ACCESSION #
82331816

 

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