Sipcot Area - Community Environmental Monitors

Environmentalists cry foul over lack of threshold limits for 19 stack parameters in Cuddalore SIPCOT

When there is no threshold limit, critical pollutants may escape into the atmosphere impacting heavily on ambient pollution levels, and affect the health of vulnerable sections, an environmental activist said Environmentalists have complained that threshold limits have not been set up for 19 stack parameters for industries falling under the ‘Red’ category in the Cuddalore […]

CUSECS pipeline damaged by external force: Treated effluents leaked in SIPCOT

On 28th June 2021, Cuddalore Sipcot Industries Common Utilities Limited (CUSECS) that provides Infrastructure Facilities for Common Marine Disposable System for industrial units in SIPCOT Cuddalore was damaged leading to leakage of treated industrial effluents on the ground much before reaching its destination at the deep sea dump site. The interconnecting pipeline of the CUSECS […]

Reject EIA submitted by Chemplast for its proposed project: NFF urges EAC

PUDUCHERRY: The National Fisherfolk Forum (NFF) on Wednesday urged the Environmental Appraisal Committee (EAC) to reject the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) submitted by Chemplast Sanmar Limited at SIPCOT for its proposed project of Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) paste Resin plant of 70,000 TPA at SIPCOT phase II in Cuddalore of Tamil Nadu. In a memorandum […]

SIPCOT Cuddalore Storm water drainage Canal contamination

Cuddalore: On 3rd June 2021 during pollution patrol in SIPCOT Cuddalore, the SIPCOT Area Community environmental monitors observed a storm water drainage canal to be contaminated. On immediately reporting it to the District Environmental Engineer(DEE) and Project officer of SIPCOT Cuddalore, action was taken the next day to clean the canal. In the SIPCOT Cddalore […]

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