BICHOLIM: Today the public hearing for the extension of sesa Goa plant was held amidst strong opposition from the locals.
The residents came down heavily on the GSPCB for having the hearing during pandemic. They told that thru do not need any extension of the plant which would further pollute their environment.
The locals told that there is expansion of the existing oxygen plant and the plant would take oxygen from air. They sighted that if this happens the oxygen level in the village and surrounding areas would decrease.
The agitators demanded that the plant should be not given permission for extension. They also sighted that in near future the people from the area would suffer from health issues due to reduction of oxygen. They demanded with the company and the government to given them facilities and not pollution.
The hearing continued till late in the evening.