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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 09, 2018
Sterlite Plant row: Tamil Nadu rejects Centre's report on groundwater contamination in Thoothukudi district, calls it vague, unscientificThe Tamil Nadu Government rejected the report and requested the Centre to immediately withdraw the entire report.
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 20, 2018
NGT remits Vedanta's plea challenging closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin to committee headed by former judgeThe NGT asked the committee to look into the maintenance work of the Sterlite plant in Tuticorin.
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.
Jul 17, 2018
NGOs planned closure of Tuticorin copper smelter, spread myths and wrong information: Sterlite CEO P RamnathRamnath 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
Jul 05, 2018
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".
Jun 07, 2018
Tuticorin operations closure to cause monthly loss of $210 mn, says Sterlite Copper CEO P RamnathMining 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
Jun 01, 2018
Thoothukudi violence: Blood on streets but flawed Tamil Nadu govt order won't 'permanently shut' Sterlite plantThe 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.
May 29, 2018
Sterlite plant closure could spawn copper shortages nation-wide; imports to cost around $3 billion in forex annuallyClosure of Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi will cut India’s production by about half, spurring imports