The Gulf of Mannar National Park is 8.33 km from proposed site. SIPCOT had filed an application for obtaining wildlife clearance from National Board for Wildlife on March 24.
Prabhat Singh has been the Managing Director and CEO of Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL), India's biggest liquefied natural gas importer, since September 2015.
Activists laud government’s intention to protect agriculture, seek ban on use of hydraulic fracturing technology.
The Petroleum Minister said several States have already reduced VAT on petrol and diesel while States like Goa are collecting only 12 percent tax on petroleum products.