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Report finds health of workers, fishers and residents compromised in Ennore oil spill cleanup21 February 2017 State to Provide Clean Drinking Water to SIPCOT Villages; Recover Costs from Industries – NGT Chennai07 September 2016 Ennore Air More Toxic Than Manali Industrial Hub’s Air11 April 2016 Fisherfolk Hold Public Hearing On Continuing Encroachment and Pollution of […]

Thoothukudi Isn’t Alone Tamil Nadu Has Been Rising in Protest for Decades

The Wire The killing of anti-Sterlite protestors in Thoothukudi may have been warning shots, but the protesters have also made themselves heard: development can’t come at the cost of environmental health. Scenes of protest for the 100th consecutive day in Thoothukudi against the Sterlite unit, May 22, 2018. Credit: Surya, Tuticorin 19/JUN/2018 Chennai: The Tamil […]

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Archive of News Stories:   Pollution by pharma companies around Hyd: Activists write to European UnionThe News Minute, 10 July 2018 Thoothukudi Isn’t Alone – Tamil Nadu Has Been Rising in Protest for DecadesThe Wire, 19 June 2018 llegal borewell dug to draw, sell water to industries sealedTimes Of India, 08 June 2018 Nagarjuna Oil […]

Nagarjuna Oil Corporation’s Cuddalore Refinery, Tamil Nadu

October 15, 2017 Hydrocarbons Technology PROJECT TYPE: Crude oil refinery LOCATION: Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India CONSTRUCTION STARTED: 2009 COMPLETION: 2012 (phase I), 2015 (phase II)   Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Limited (NOCL) is developing a state-of-the-art crude oil refinery in Cuddalore in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The project is the single biggest investment […]

Pollution by pharma companies around Hyd: Activists write to European Union

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 TNM Staff The News Minute “The lives of many people living in India’s pharmaceutical manufacturing hubs, such as Hyderabad, have been blighted by rampant pollution,” the letter states. Image for representation Indian public health professionals, consumer rights groups and villagers affected by pharmaceutical industry pollution have called upon the European Commission […]

Take action against industries for discharging effluent into storm water drain

Sep 18, 2017 TIMES NEWS NETWORK   Cuddalore: Sipcot area community environmental monitoring (SACEM) has lodged a complaint with the Tamil Nadu pollution control board (TNPCB), Cuddalore district collector and district environmental engineer to initiate action against industries that have discharged untreated effluents into storm water drain at the Sipcot industrial estate in the district. […]

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