Sterlite Copper tells Madras HC that Tamil Nadu govt's closure order of Tuticorin unit is 'naked' discrimination
Vedanta group's Sterlite Copper on Wednesday told the Madras High Court that the Tamil Nadu government's closure order against its Tuticorin unit was nothing but discrimination. The state government had earlier justified its closure order in its counter affidavit. Unit general manager Sathyapriya said reports of the various committees, constituted by the National Green Tribunal, in support of the unit cannot be ignored.
Supreme Court sets aside NGT order permitting reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin
Mining 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.
Sterlite's announcement comes days after the National Green Tribunal set aside the Tamil Nadu government's order for closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin, which was at the centre of massive protests over alleged pollution.
Post NGT order, Sterlite Copper mulls approaching Tamil Nadu govt for consent to operate Tuticorin plant
In May, Vedanta's Sterilte Copper had to close the smelter plant following the state government order. The company had challenged the order in the NGT.
The plant met 80-90 percent of demand for sulphuric acid in the country and 15 percent of the phosphoric acid demand.
Earlier, the steel ministry had said that it was totally in favour of a single window system.
TN Pollution Control Board's refusal to renew consent for operating Sterlite copper plant 'bad in law', Vedanta tells NGT panel
Mining 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
The 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
Madras HC issues notice to authorities on PIL seeking quashing of environmental clearance to Sterlite copper unit in Tuticorin
The 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.
Vedanta will suffer loss of $100 million if Tuticorin copper smelter remains shut for a year, says Anil Agarwal
Vedanta has sought a permanent injunction against the state government from interfering with the operations of its copper smelter
NGOs planned closure of Tuticorin copper smelter, spread myths and wrong information: Sterlite CEO P Ramnath
Ramnath said that statistics don't bear out "myths" like Tuticorin being cancer capital of Tamil Nadu and firm's factory the biggest polluter in the region
Sterlite asks staff to join back to clean up plant site, launches outreach programme to 'clear myths about project'
Tamil Nadu govt in late May ordered closure of Sterlite Copper's plant after 13 people protesting to demand its shutdown on environmental concerns were killed
Sterlite management invites employees to Tamil Nadu office for discussion on future, calls it 'encouragement meet'
The Sterlite Copper employees have been receiving salaries even after the closure the official said. Discussion would also be around their future prospects.
Tuticorin protests: Sterlite Copper CEO claims plant was non-operational, says false propaganda dominated over truth
Amidst death of 13 people and Tamil Nadu government's order shutting down of the 22-year old plant, P Ramnath, CEO of Sterlite Copper says that "false propaganda dominated over the truth about the company".
Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi: False propaganda dominated the truth about the company, says CEO P Ramnath
After Tamil Nadu govt's order shutting down Tuticorin Plant, P Ramnath, CEO of Sterlite Copper says that false propaganda dominated over truth about company
Sterlite protests: MK Stalin accuses AIADMK govt of 'taking bribe from Vedanta'; wants police to be charged with 'murder'
Opposition leader and DMK working-president MK Stalin on Monday lead a protest in the Tamil Nadu Assembly where his party had called for adjournment motion following the Sterlite protest violence.
Sterlite plant closure could spawn copper shortages nation-wide; imports to cost around $3 billion in forex annually
Closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi will cut India’s production by about half, spurring imports
Tamil Nadu industries body cancels land allocation for Sterlite copper plant expansion in 'larger public interest'
The allotment of land for the proposed expansion of Vedanta group's copper plant in Tuticorin was on Tuesday cancelled "in larger public interest" by the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd (SIPCOT), an official release said.
Sterlite protests: Vedanta chairman Anil Agarwal says his Tamil Nadu firm is open to scrutiny by any independent committee
Vendanta Resources boss Anil Agarwal says there's absolutely no liquid discharge from Sterlite Copper's Thoothukudi smelter.
UK's Labour Party seeks delisting of Vedanta from London Stock Exchange following Tuticorin protests
The UK's Opposition, Labour Party, has called for Vedanta to be delisted from the London Stock Exchange following the death of 13 people in Tuticorin.