Public hearing for Expansion of Bathinda IOC on June 20
Bathinda- Public hearing regarding expansion of the petroleum product storage capacity of Indian Oil Corporation will be held at the main gate of its office at Phoos Mandi, Mansa Road Bathinda on June 20, 2018.
Giving this information here today the District Magistrate Diprava Lakra stated that the district administration Bathinda and Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) will together conduct this event wherein people can present their objection regarding the expansion of project.
He added that the company has given application for increasing its petrol terminal capacity from 72, 687 kilo liters to 1, 50, 207 kilo liters. Under expansion project, company will be laying tanks for ethanol and other chemicals. He said that as per the rules, the company has to seek environmental clearance before commencing with the project for which public hearing is being conducted.
The entire public hearing procedure will be videographed. Besides this attendance of all the people present at the hearing will be registered. The proceedings of hearing will later be put up at concerned panchayat ghar, zila parishad, office of District Magistrate and Punjab Pollution Control Board office.