Eachangadu Chocked by Tantech's Noxious Emissions

Cuddalore, 23 January 2008: Residents of Eachangadu today complained that their village was covered with the cloud of noxious smoke from Tantech from 5.30 am to 8.30 am. Residents including school children complained of eye and throat irritation, nausea and headache due to the smoke. They brought this matter to the notice of the District Environment Engineer of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) who immediately visited the unit to inspect.

The residents have filed several written complaints with the TNPCB and are awaiting response.