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Feb 06, 2019
Sterlite row: Madras High Court asks Tamil Nadu pollution board to study impact of effluents from smelter on Uppar riverA petition alleged that effluents from the Sterlite copper smelter in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, polluted the rivers and water bodies in the region.
Jan 02, 2019
Sterlite row: Tamil Nadu govt moves Supreme Court challenging NGT order to reopen Thoothukudi copper smelterThe Tamil Nadu government had sought permanent closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant in May 2018. The state pollution control board had said the smelter, which was shut pending renewal of its operating license, had been preparing to resume production without permission.
Dec 06, 2018
Sterlite's Tuticorin plant closure spiked sulphuric acid prices four-fold in six months: CEOThe plant met 80-90 percent of demand for sulphuric acid in the country and 15 percent of the phosphoric acid demand.
Jul 18, 2018
Tamil Nadu to ask National Green Tribunal to dismiss Vedanta plea to reopen copper smelterThe Tamil Nadu government ordered the permanent closure of the Vedanta's copper plant and disconnected its power supply in May following protests that turned violent and culminated in the police opening fire on protesters, killing 13 of them.
May 28, 2018
Sterlite protests: Vedanta chairman Anil Agarwal says his Tamil Nadu firm is open to scrutiny by any independent committeeVendanta Resources boss Anil Agarwal says there's absolutely no liquid discharge from Sterlite Copper's Thoothukudi smelter.
May 22, 2013
Cable makers in a fix as Sterlite smelter shuts downIndia's cable makers face a severe shortage of copper and potential manufacturing delays after the closure of the country's two biggest copper smelters.
Mar 30, 2013
Sterlite's copper smelter unit in Tamil Nadu shut downTamil Nadu Pollution Control Board today ordered closure of Sterlite Industries Ltd's copper smelter unit here in the wake of alleged noxious gas leak from it.