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NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances
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NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances

The NGT passed the order after it was informed that 37 containers with 697 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, an explosive substance, were sent to a detonator manufacturing unit having a license for ammonium nitrate in Telangana

TNPCB Recruitment 2020: Application deadline for 242 vacancies for posts of engineer, scientist, assistant, typist extended till 13 May
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TNPCB Recruitment 2020: Application deadline for 242 vacancies for posts of engineer, scientist, assistant, typist extended till 13 May

TNPCB recruitment 2020 exam seeks to fill 78 vacancies of assistant engineer, 70 environmental scientists, 38 assistant (junior assistant) and 56 typists.

Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposes
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Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposes

The state government ordered closure of Sterlite's copper unit in the backdrop of protests by the locals against it turning violent and resulting in the death of 13 people in police firing on 22 May, 2018.

Supreme Court sets aside NGT order permitting reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin
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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.

Supreme Court refuses to stay NGT order of Tamil Nadu govt's decision to close Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin
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Supreme Court refuses to stay NGT order of Tamil Nadu govt's decision to close Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the green tribunal's order of setting aside the Tamil Nadu government's decision to close Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.

Vedanta says it will set up new steel plant in Jharkhand's Bokaro; mill to cost around $4 billion
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Vedanta says it will set up new steel plant in Jharkhand's Bokaro; mill to cost around $4 billion

In March, Vedanta was declared as the successful resolution applicant for ESL under the corporate insolvency resolution process.

Vedanta shares surge 6% post NGT set aside Tamil Nadu govt order for closure of company's Tuticorin unit
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Vedanta shares surge 6% post NGT set aside Tamil Nadu govt order for closure of company's Tuticorin unit

In May, Vedanta's Sterlite Copper had to close the smelter plant following the state government order. The company had challenged the order in the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

TN Pollution Control Board's refusal to renew consent for operating Sterlite copper plant 'bad in law', Vedanta tells NGT panel
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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

Sterlite Plant row: Tamil Nadu rejects Centre's report on groundwater contamination in Thoothukudi district, calls it vague, unscientific
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Sterlite Plant row: Tamil Nadu rejects Centre's report on groundwater contamination in Thoothukudi district, calls it vague, unscientific

The Tamil Nadu Government rejected the report and requested the Centre to immediately withdraw the entire report.

NGT appoints ex-judge Justice SJ Vazifdar as chairman of panel to decide Vedanta's plea challenging closure of Sterlite copper plant
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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.

NGT remits Vedanta's plea challenging closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin to committee headed by former judge
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NGT remits Vedanta's plea challenging closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin to committee headed by former judge

The NGT asked the committee to look into the maintenance work of the Sterlite plant in Tuticorin.

Tamil Nadu to ask National Green Tribunal to dismiss Vedanta plea to reopen copper smelter
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Tamil Nadu to ask National Green Tribunal to dismiss Vedanta plea to reopen copper smelter

The 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.

NGOs planned closure of Tuticorin copper smelter, spread myths and wrong information: Sterlite CEO P Ramnath
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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

Tuticorin villagers accuse Left outfit Makkal Adhikaram of inciting violence during anti-Sterlite protests, claim they were 'brainwashed'
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Tuticorin villagers accuse Left outfit Makkal Adhikaram of inciting violence during anti-Sterlite protests, claim they were 'brainwashed'

Blaming Makkal Adhikaram (People's Power) for the picketing of the district collectorate, Madathur villagers in Tuticorin district accused the outfit and its allied organisations of "changing their hearts".

Tuticorin operations closure to cause monthly loss of $210 mn, says Sterlite Copper CEO P Ramnath
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Tuticorin operations closure to cause monthly loss of $210 mn, says Sterlite Copper CEO P Ramnath

Mining giant Vedanta faces a potential revenue loss to the tune of $210 million per month due to closing of operations at its smelter unit at Tuticorin

Thoothukudi violence: Blood on streets but flawed Tamil Nadu govt order won't 'permanently shut' Sterlite plant
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Thoothukudi violence: Blood on streets but flawed Tamil Nadu govt order won't 'permanently shut' Sterlite plant

The TNPCB’s orders are nothing else but old wine in a new bottle. The same orders have been passed before, only to be set aside or set right by retrospective licenses issued by the TNPCB itself.

Sterlite plant closure could spawn copper shortages nation-wide; imports to cost around $3 billion in forex annually
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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

Sterlite protests: Thoothukudi calm but tense as lawyers work overtime to get detainees released from police custody
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Sterlite protests: Thoothukudi calm but tense as lawyers work overtime to get detainees released from police custody

The protestors have been demanding permanent closure of the Sterlite copper factory and stringent action against officials responsible for killing 13 and injuring several others.

Sterlite protests: Consider restoring internet services in protest-hit Tuticorin, Madras HC tells Tamil Nadu govt
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Sterlite protests: Consider restoring internet services in protest-hit Tuticorin, Madras HC tells Tamil Nadu govt

The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to consider restoring internet services in Thoothukudi (also called Tuticorin), which saw violent protests this week.