A direct battle has begun between Calangute and Panaji-Taleigao. The Solid waste treatment plant at Calangute plateau has stopped accepting wet garbage from Panaji and Taleigao. In retaliation, Mayor of Panaji has threatened to stop accepting sewage tankers coming from Calangute.
According to Mayor Uday Madkaikar, Panaji generates 28 tonnes of garbage daily. The CCP treats its garbage near Heera petrol pump, near LIC and in the market area in Panaji.