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Feb 18, 2019
Supreme Court sets aside NGT order permitting reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's TuticorinMining company Vedanta's Sterlite Copper Plant saw major protests in Tamil Nadu against pollution to the water caused by the plant with the presence of heavy metals found in the underground water.
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 24, 2018
Tuticorin protests: Madras HC restrains NGT order allowing Sterlite plant to reopen, asks Tamil Nadu govt to decide on filing appealIn a setback to Sterlite, the Madras High Court on Friday ordered status quo as existed before the National Green Tribunal set aside a Tamil Nadu government order for the closure of the company's copper plant in Tuticorin.
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.
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 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.
Jul 24, 2018
Madras HC issues notice to authorities on PIL seeking quashing of environmental clearance to Sterlite copper unit in TuticorinThe Madras High Court on Monday issued notice to the Environment and Forest ministry and Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, among others, on a plea seeking quashing of the environmental clearance given to Vedanta Limited for its copper smelter unit in Tuticorin district.
Jul 19, 2018
Anti-Sterlite protests: Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to submit videos, intelligence report related to Tuticorin police firingThe Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to submit all videos related to the police firing and violence during the anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin along with the intelligence report on the prolonged agitation.
Jul 12, 2018
Anti-Sterlite protests: Madras HC seeks video recordings, documents related to Tuticorin firing incident that killed 13The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to submit video recordings, documents and reports pertaining to protests against the Sterlite Copper smelter plant in Tuticorin