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NEERI, TNPCB in Bed with Polluter: Kodai Residents Allege

PRESS RELEASE Download this release in Adobe pdf format 8 March, 2010. CHENNAI: The Tamilnadu Alliance Against Mercury – a coalition of Kodaikanal residents and organisations, and other environmental organisations – has called for an enquiry on Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board and the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute based on RTI documents that indicate that […]

Sterlite’s Rs. 23 billion expansion on hold

PRESS RELEASE 5 January 2010   Responding to a Writ Petition filed in the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) challenging the environmental clearance and license to construct granted to Sterlite Industries’ for expanding its copper smelting capacity from the current 400,000 tpa to 800,000 tpa, the company was forced to commit an undertaking that it […]

Sterlite’s Rs. 23 billion expansion on hold

PRESS RELEASE 7 January 2010 Responding to a Writ Petition filed in the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) challenging the environmental clearance and license to construct granted to Sterlite Industries’ for expanding its copper smelting capacity from the current 400,000 tpa to 800,000 tpa, the company was forced to commit an undertaking that it would […]

Updates 151209

Cuddalore, 15 December 2009: Fishermen in SIPCOT area have reported another incident of fish kill in the river on 12 December, 2009. According to the fishermen, this fish kill was similar to the one reported on 18 and 19th of last month and even was around the same location as the previous one. There was […]

The Hindu Dumps Dow Chem Sponsorship for Music Fest

    INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR JUSTICE IN BHOPAL   CHENNAI, 3 November, 2009 — The Hindu Group of Publications today confirmed that they had cancelled a sponsorship they had received from Dow Chemical India for a celebrated annual classical music concert called The Hindu Friday Review November Fest 2009 between November 17 and 22. Dow […]

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