Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan, Channel Istanbul's route in January, but the EIA file 15 was not sent to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.
The channel of the EIA application of Kanal Istanbul was first forwarded to the Ministry of Environment. The Ministry put the file on the website. However, the Ministry of Transport withdrew its application upon the news. The file was also removed from the website of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization. Ministry of Transport officials informed Hurriyet “The EIA file is about to be completed. Next week, we will send them to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization with all their add-ons. Ön President of the Chamber of Environmental Engineers Baran Bozoğlu, da EIA application file still could not be sent.
Source : the site www.hurriyet.com.tr