Union Minister of Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu has inaugurated the Stage 1A of Chennai Metro Phase-1, from Little Mount to Airport in Chennai.
Following the Goa State Pollution Control Board's (GSPCB) complaints about environmental pollution and sewage overflow at the Dabolim airport, Panaji the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has taken action to ensure that the airport functions in compliance with all environmental norms. Goa airport is managing municipal solid waste without causing any pollution to the surroundings.
P Mara Pandiyan, Chairman of Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) complained that the Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) stopped coal operation at the port in the absence of baseline data on its impact on pollution level in the atmosphere. The board declined to give its 'consent to operate' for handling coal and coke at berth no 10 and 11 in the port. In a letter to Chief Secretary B Vijayan, Pandiyan said that the board would study technically and scientifically to fin