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Press Release: Gas Trouble III: Regulatory loopholes in TNPCB’s toxic emissions monitoring in SIPCOT Cuddalore during 2019-2020

Download Report here SIPCOT Cuddalore, 30.04.22: Exposing the fundamentally flawed emission monitoring design of TNPCB – At-least 19 out of 58 stacks being monitored by the pollution regulator for real-time air emissions had not even set up basic threshold limits, revealed an investigative RTI study carried out by Community Environmental Monitoring and SIPCOT area community […]

PRESS RELEASE: NGT Orders a detailed Environmental and Health Study in SIPCOT Cuddalore; Landmark Judgement Pins Responsibility on TNPCB to Impose Environmental Compensation on Erring Industries Responsible for Contaminating Ground Water

Other highlights: • First ever instance where NGT has ordered a health study to see impacts of industrial pollution on communities. • NGT has directed the expert committee to apply “reverse engineering or relate back theory to the condition of air, water and soil in Cuddalore prior to the establishing of the SIPCOT Industrial Complex” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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