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CUSECS pipeline damaged by external force: Treated effluents leaked in SIPCOT

On 28th June 2021, Cuddalore Sipcot Industries Common Utilities Limited (CUSECS) that provides Infrastructure Facilities for Common Marine Disposable System for industrial units in SIPCOT Cuddalore was damaged leading to leakage of treated industrial effluents on the ground much before reaching its destination at the deep sea dump site. The interconnecting pipeline of the CUSECS […]

SIPCOT Cuddalore Storm water drainage Canal contamination

Cuddalore: On 3rd June 2021 during pollution patrol in SIPCOT Cuddalore, the SIPCOT Area Community environmental monitors observed a storm water drainage canal to be contaminated. On immediately reporting it to the District Environmental Engineer(DEE) and Project officer of SIPCOT Cuddalore, action was taken the next day to clean the canal. In the SIPCOT Cddalore […]

Uppanar river pollution by unknown sources in SIPCOT area

Uppanar river pollution by unknown sources in SIPCOT area On 2nd of April 2021, The villagers of Semmankuppam in SIPCOT area reported that Uppanar (Paravanar) river was contaminated with black oily film discharge from unknown sources.  The villagers documented the pollution in the river through photographs at the semmankuppam- Nochikadu river bridge. The surface of […]

Skin irritation and burning sensation among fisherfolk of SIPCOT area

The fisherfolk from kudikadu and nearby villages in the SIPCOT industrial area carry out fishing in the Uppanar river. In recent days, fisherfolk who continuously practice fishing particularly in the portion of the Uppanar river that is closer to the Kudikadu village report that they experience skin irritation and burning sensation while fishing. They sense […]

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