Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers (MCFL) has received environmental clearance, subjected to compliance with certain conditions, for Rs 1,547-crore expansion and modernisation of its fertiliser plant in Karnataka.
“The environment clearance has been given by the nodal Ministry of Environment to MCFL’s proposed project,” a PTI report said, quoting an official.
MCFL complex is spread in about 192 acres. The proposed expansion-cum-modernisation is planned within the existing premises.
MCFL is planning to increase the production capacity of ammonia from 2,47,500 tonnes per annum (TPA) to 3,28,500 TPA, urea from 4,29,000 TPA to 5,69,400 TPA, DAP and NPK fertilisers from 4,01,500 TPA to 14,01,500 TPA and sulphonated napthalene formaldehyde (SNF)/poly carboxylate ether (PCE) from 85,000 TPA to 1,03,000 TPA.
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