Date of Release:
Aug 28 2012
Sesa Goa, owned by miner Vedanta Resources, must shut its 280,000 metric tons per year metallurgical coke unit in western Goa state after complaints about pollution, a State Pollution Board official said.
Shares of Sesa Goa extended losses by 3.73 percent at 180.45 rupees per share on the news.
"We have issued directions for closure of the coke unit of Sesa Goa," Levinsons Martins of the Goa State Control Pollution Board told Reuters.