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Madras HC orders status quo, restrains Sterlite from reopening copper plant

The state government had, on May 28, ordered the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to seal and "permanently" close the mining group's copper plant following violent protests by locals over pollution concerns.

Sterlite says it has sought TNPCB permission for reopening

NGT in December set aside the Tamil Nadu government order for closure of mining company Vedanta Ltd's sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin, which was at the centre of massive protests over alleged pollution, saying it was "non sustainable" and "unjustified".

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Vedanta rises over 2% post NGT order on Tuticorin unit

On the BSE, the stocks after opening at Rs 214.25, higher 6.48 per cent from the previous close, finally settled at Rs 205.65, up 2.21 per cent.

Vedanta’s Tuticorin plant: NGT will decide the matter, says Supreme Court

A bench led by Justice R F Nariman said that ‘it is open to the state government to argue on maintainability after which the tribunal will give a finding on both maintainability and merit’. The matter is listed before NGT on August 20.

Anti-Sterlite protests: Tuticorin villagers accuse Left outfit of inciting violence

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: NGT permits TN to question Vedanta plea maintainability

A bench headed by acting NGT chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim issued notices to the state government and the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) while seeking their responses before July 18.

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Minor leak observed at Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tuticorin: Official

The smelter accounted for over a third of India's refined copper output, and India is set to see a rise in copper imports following the shutdown. Sulphuric acid, a corrosive byproduct of smelting, is used by fertilizer and chemical companies as a raw material.

Stalin threatens of Tuticorin repeat over Chennai-Salem project

The Tamil Nadu government is all set to start the land acquisition for the Rs 10,000 crore highway, a pet project of both the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

Supreme Court says no to urgent hearing on plea over pollution from Tuticorin plant

The fresh plea has demanded a status report regarding the steps taken to remove the copper sludge deposited by the company that the petitioner alleged had polluted the groundwater across Tuticorin.

Anti-Sterlite protests: Tamil Nadu lifts Section 144 from Tuticorin, Palaniswami doubles aid for kin of deceased

Moreover, Tamil Nadu DGP TK Rajendran said internet services would also be restored from Sunday night in Thoothukudi, the nerve centre of the protests.

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