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Environmentalists shouldn't blindly oppose projects: Goa CM

Making a pitch for the proposed Greenfield International Airport project at Mopa, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday asked the environmentalists not to blindly oppose such projects.

Work on Mopa airport in Goa to commence next year: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the actual work on greenfield international airport at Mopa would begin next year, after the procedures of obtaining environment impact assessment (EIA) and other tendering processes are completed.

'Tenders for Mopa, Navi Mumbai airports likely by year-end'

The tenders for greenfield airport projects at Mopa in Goa and Navi Mumbai are likely to be floated by the end of this year, according to a report.

Opposition to Goa airport project continues

The Goa Cabinet April 23 gave a "in principle" nod to the airport`s Rs 2,500-crore master plan to be completed by 2015.

Govt gives green signal to international airport in Mopa

Government Thursday approved the
setting up of a greenfield international airport in Mopa area
of Goa through private participation and decided not to close
down commercial operations at the existing Dabolim airport.