Posco's roadblocks1. June 2005
The Orissa government and POSCO sign a MoU for setting up a $12-billion steel plant.2. June 2007
Orissa seeks the environment ministry's nod for granting 1,253 hectares of forest land to POSCO.3. July 2010
A four-member committee examines the issues relating to transfer of forest land.
4. August 2010
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh
The project is put on hold citing violation of environment and forest laws by POSCO.5. Jan 2011
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh grants conditional clearance to the project.