Health Minister Rules Out Giving Permit to Coca-Cola
The Hindu
14 April 2005

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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