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The Environmentalists Another View

The Environmentalists: Another View Kannan Srinivasan RECENTLY, environmental causes have been big news in Bombay. In particular, much attention has been focused on the public sector fertiliser project of Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers (RCF) which in 1977 had been proposed for Mandwa-Rewas in the Alibag taJuka of Kulaba district, in the Kon- kan region south of Bombay. There was enormous opposition to Mandwa as the site for the plant. A group of organisations1 joined together to form the Bombay Bachao Committee to combat the siting of the project. And an effective, tightly-run campaign was launched.

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