Friday, October 29, 2004

Tree falling: Environment panel submits report

Tree falling: Environment panel submits report
New Indian Express

BANGALORE: The special committee set up under the chairmanship of environmentalist A.N. Yellappa Reddy submitted its report on causes and solutions to falling trees in the city.

The committee comprising Dr. Uday Shankar, Suresh Heblikar, Dr. Chandrashekhar and Dr. Bhaskar was set up on June 4.

The committee evaluated the status of the roadside trees and held consultations with BWSSB, BSNL, OAFC and the Horticulture Department and made suggestions to monitor ‘‘suspect’’ trees.

Mayor P.R. Ramesh accepted the report in the presence of BCC commissioner K. Jothiramalingam, Chief Horticulture Officer Narayanaswamy and senior advocate K.N. Subba Reddy.


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