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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 […]

Petrochem project will lead to mass migration

JULY 30, 2017 STAFF REPORTER The Hindu CHENNAI: Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) president Thol. Thirumavalavan on Saturday said that his party would seek public views in Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts with regard to the creation of the Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR).   In a statement, the VCK leader urged the State government […]

Centre Planning To Make Revisions In Petrochem Industrial Region Policy

July 31, 2017 The Hindu Businessline Energy Infra Post   Tamil Nadu: The Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers is planning to revise the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Industrial Region (PCPIR) policy 2007 after three of the four PCPIRs failed to achieve the “desired success”.   Rajeev Kapoor, Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, said […]

NGT directs TNPCB officer to inspect industry, to close unit if found violating norms

Aug 8, 2017 Bosco Dominique Times of India News Network   CUDDLORE: The National green tribunal has ordered the Tamil Nadu pollution control board’s (TNPCB) environmental engineer (Cuddalore district) to inspect an industry in Sipcot industrial complex in Cuddalore district and take appropriate steps to shut it down if found that it has been operating […]

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POISONED – Report on the Environmental Sampling around the Coal Mines, Thermal Power Plants and Ash Ponds in Tamnar Block of Raigarh, Chhattisgarh August 2017 Plant Diversity In And Around Proposed Site For Cheyyur 4000mw Coal-Fired Power Project, Kanchipuram D. Narasimhan – Professor, Centre for Floristic Research, Department of Botany, Madras Christian College,Tambaram, Chennai Devanathan […]

High Court orders notice on PCPIR

August 5, 2017 Special Correspondent The Hindu The Madras High Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre, Department of Chemicals and Petro Chemical, and Housing and Urban Development Department, on a public interest litigation. The PIL, filed by G. Sundarrajan of Poovulagin Nanbargal, sought the quashing of a G.O. that delineated 45 villages in […]

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