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Sep 25, 2018
TN Pollution Control Board's refusal to renew consent for operating Sterlite copper plant 'bad in law', Vedanta tells NGT panelMining major Vedanta on Monday told a panel in Chennai, constituted by the National Green Tribunal, that the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board's refusal to renew consent to operate its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin was bad in law
Sep 23, 2018
Three-member NGT panel inspects Sterlite copper plant unit in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin, conducts public hearingEarlier on Sunday, the three-member panel set up by NGT inspected the Sterlite copper unit, which was closed by the Tamil Nadu government on 28 May on environment grounds in the wake of protests by locals
Aug 31, 2018
Panel to decide on closure of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi: NGT appoints retired HC judge as chairmanOn 30 July, the court had refused to grant any interim relief to Vedanta, which had challenged the Tamil Nadu government's order to permanently shut down its Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi, even as the firm termed the government action "political".
Aug 23, 2018
NGT appoints ex-judge Justice SJ Vazifdar as chairman of panel to decide Vedanta's plea challenging closure of Sterlite copper plant. The green panel said the committee headed by retired judge Vazifdar, which will also include representatives of the Central Pollution Control Board and the Ministry of Environment and Forests, may visit the site and consider technical data.
Aug 09, 2018
NGT allows Vedanta to access administrative unit of Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu's ThoothukudiThe green panel also directed the Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board to submit data on pollution around the Sterlite plant within 10 days and posted the matter for hearing on 20 August.
Jul 31, 2018
Sterlite Copper unit shutdown in Tamil Nadu led to Rs 20,000 crore loss to economy: CEO P RamnathThe closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper has led to the rise in import of copper worth $2 billion and export loss of over $1.5 billion, Ramnath said
Jul 30, 2018
LJP's Chirag Paswan asks Rahul Gandhi to clear stand on removal of National Green Tribunal chief AK GoelLJP leader Chirag Paswan targeted the Congress after its leader and former law minister Ashwani Kumar was reported to have said the demand to remove Goel cannot be justified
Jul 29, 2018
NGT to hear Vedanta's plea challenging shutting down of Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin tomorrowThe NGT is scheduled to hear on Monday a plea by Vedanta, which has challenged the Tamil Nadu government's order to permanently shut down its Sterlite copper plant.
Jul 28, 2018
Chirag Paswan calls Lok Janshakti Party's alliance with BJP 'issue-based', seeks stringent SC/ST Atrocities ActUnion minister Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP on Friday turned up the heat on the Modi government, saying its support to the BJP is issue-based as it sought a law to restore the stringent measures of an Act on atrocities against Dalits and removal of NGT Chairman AK Goel by 9 August.
Jul 27, 2018
Working with regulatory authorities to restart Sterlite's copper plant in Tuticorin, says VedantaThe Tamil Nadu government had in May ordered the permanent closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit in the state after 13 people among protesters, demanding its shutdown on environmental concerns, were killed in police firing.