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Illegal discharge of effluent reported from SIPCOT area

Cuddalore, September 15, 2017: SACEM monitors have reported illegal effluent discharge from Superchem (formerly known as Tamilnadu Pigments) into the storm water drainage canal in SIPCOT Area. The incident was noticed at around 1:50 PM. SACEM monitors reported that the effluent had spread into the full length of the canal near the unit. The discharged […]

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Cuddalore Illegal discharge of effluent reported from SIPCOT area Cuddalore, September 15, 2017: SACEM monitors have reported illegal effluent discharge from Superchem (formerly known as Tamilnadu Pigments) into the storm water drainage canal in SIPCOT Area. Read more…   Illegal discharge of effluent into the river uppanar, leaves residents worried Cuddalore, 17 June 2017: Residents […]

Sagarmala project will hurt fishers

JULY 28, 2017 SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT The Hindu Red-flagging:The pollution problem in SIPCOT, Cuddalore, is cited as an example of the ill-effects of industrialisation.   Activists fear industrialisation along the coast would pose a threat to their livelihood and climate   TAMIL NADU: The traditional livelihood of fisher people and the coastal communities living within the […]

PMK to oppose petrochemical hub

JULY 29, 2017 P.V. Srividya The Hindu In campaign mode: PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss at the launch of the ‘Save Cauvery Mission’ on Friday. Says several laws violated in the recent notification of 45 villages for the project TAMIL NADU: The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) would take the legal route to oppose the notification of […]

Govt in talks to revise policy on petroleum industrial regions

July 29, 2017 Vinay Umarji Business Standard Govt urged the petrochemicals industry to focus on effective recycling, management of plastic waste Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Gandhinagar: With some of the petrochemical industrial regions such as Paradip and Tamil Nadu not generating expected results unlike Dahej in Gujarat, the Government of India is in discussions […]

Centre considering changes in PCPIR policy

July 30, 2017 By Express News Service The Centre had approved the setting up of four PCPIRs in states of Andhra Pradesh (Vishakhapatanam-Kakinada), Gujarat (Dahej), Odisha (Paradeep) and Tamil Nadu (Cuddalore-Nagapattinam).   Gandhinagar: Petrochemicals a commodity of the poor, says Dharmendra PradhanPetrochemicals a commodity of the poor, says Dharmendra Pradhan. The centre is contemplating changes […]

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