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Kerala anti-graft body launches ‘Environmental Risk Vigilance’

Source: Indian Express, Date: September , 2016

Titled 'Environmental Risk Vigilance', the initiative is envisaged to take stock of activities in connection with various aspects of environment including air, water, land, soil, minerals, wetlands and mangroves. Looting of natural resources and indulging in environment degrading activities like clearing of mangroves or unpermitted filling of wetlands, for pecuniary gains is now under the Vigilance scanner in Kerala. In view of widespread complaints about indiscriminate exploitation of natural resources with the alleged support of corrupt officials, the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau has drawn up a new action plan to expose corruption and organised crime in the environment sector and check its further spread.

Read more at :  http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/kerala-anti-graft-body-launches-environmental-risk-vigilance-3014411/

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