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Opposition to textile park in Periyapattu gains momentum, work on laying pipelines halted

Environmentalists say the park will lead to severe pollution, affecting the livelihoods of farmers and fishermen in villages near the site Opposition to the South Indian Mills Association’s (SIMA) plan to set up a textile processing park in Periyapattu in the district, is gaining momentum with the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) […]

Archive of News Stories

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 […]

Press Releases

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 […]

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 […]

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