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Renewed push for coal power plants in Trinco and Norochcholai

Sri Lankan ministers are to submit a renewed proposal on Tuesday for construct two power plants in Trincomalee and Norochcholai, Puttalam. 

A Joint Cabinet Memorandum was submitted by minister of special assignments, Sarath Amunugama and the minister of power and renewable energies, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya.

According to the proposal the plants are to be "clean coal" power plants with "minimal environmental damage", the Sunday Times reported.  

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