Sipcot Area - Community Environmental Monitors

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Black oily film floats along with storm water- illegal effluent discharge from SIPCOT industries?

Cuddalore 2 December 2020: Cuddalore had heavy spell of rains during and post Nivar cyclone. Rains are either boon or bane in several ways to the public but to industries rains seem an opportunity to discharge effluents illegally. SIPCOT area community environmental monitors suspect mixing of unsafely stored chemicals or wastes with storm water and […]

Updates Cuddalore

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 […]

Updates Mettur

Mettur Resident Dies in a Road Accident after Collision with Chemplast Coal Truck Mettur, 3 June 2015: A Mettur resident died in a road accident after colliding with a truck carrying coal for Chemplast Thermal Plant. Read more…   NCPCR Panel Assures Action for 2004 Gas-Leak Affected Child October 18, 2012, Mettur : The members […]

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Coal Conveyor route surveyed with Police Intimidation Cheyyur, 22 May, 2014: Nearly a hundred policemen were deployed today to prevent villagers from Vilambur and Panaiyur from blocking the survey of their orchards and homesteads to make way for a coal conveyor corridor linking the proposed coal jetty in Panaiyur village to the controversial 4000 MW […]

Uppanar Pollution: Second Illegal discharge from Pioneer Jellice reported in a fortnight

Cuddalore, 2 February 2012: Panchayat ward member of Songolikuppam village, Thiru Velachamy reported an illegal discharge of effluent from Pioneer Jellice unit into river Uppanar today at about 7.30 am. In the morning while going to the river, Velachamy noticed white colour foam on the top of the River Uppanar towards the northern side of […]

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