Health Minister Rules Out Giving Permit to Coca-Cola
Thiruvanthapuram: The Health Minister, K.K. Ramachandran, has categorically
ruled out the question of the State Pollution Control Board giving
permission to the Coca-Cola company to resume operations . In an official
release here on Wednesday, he pointed out that the monitoring committee
appointed as per the Supreme Court's verdict had visited the factory
at Plachimada and surrounding places and had directed that the company
should resort to reverse osmosis or a similar process to purify wastewater.
But the company was yet to implement it.
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