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The two projects would create 950 jobs in east Durham which has been beset by high unemployment since pit closures almost 20 years ago.
The 31-year-old is in Delhi as captain of Wales yet has been beset by both a back problem that has lingered from the Beijing Olympics and a lack of funding from the British governing authority.
The Johnson & Johnson sector that has been led by the 56-year-old Goggins has been beset by problems relating to manufacturing issues that have culminated in a significant number of recalls of Children's Tylenol and other over-the-counter products.
Tsonga has been beset by injury but is now starting to show the kind of form that took him to the Final of the Australian Open in 2008.
The Indian weightlifting team has been beset with doping problems over the last few years.
Since then he has been beset by knee problems and underwent further surgery last September after taking 42 first-class wickets in his debut season at New Road.
Mr Burchell, one of just 30 new generation denturists registered, said he was shocked by the high number of hits on the website and had been beset with e-mail questions.
Since announcing plans to have the "Ghost Fleet" scrapped, MARAD has been beset by opposition from environmentalists claiming that transporting the vessels violates environmental regulations, as they say the vessels contain significant amounts of hazardous materials, including PCBs.