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Developers complain tree clearance guidelines could push up their costs

A project similar to the Tanahu hydel scheme which cleared around 181,000 trees spread over 417 hectares of forests would have to pay Rs688 million for forest clearance. Developers complain tree clearance guidelines could push up their costs
Projects that need to cut sal trees in the forests of the Tarai, Inner Tarai and Chure region have to pay Rs1.5 million to Rs1.65 million per hectare depending on the tree density. Post File
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Prahlad Rijal
Published at : September 7, 2019
Updated at : September 7, 2019 06:56
Kathmandu

Prahlad Rijal

Prahlad Rijal is a business reporter at The Kathmandu Post, focusing on the energy sector. Before joining the Post, Rijal was an online reporter at The Himalayan Times.


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