Sipcot Area - Community Environmental Monitors


Uppanar Pollution: Illegal discharge from Pioneer Jellice reported

  Cuddalore, 22 January 2012: Residents of Songolikuppam village reported an illegal discharge of effluent from Pioneer Jellice unit into river Uppanar on 17 January 2012. According to the monitors of SACEM the incident was brought to their notice at about 8 am. Upon site visit, monitors noticed white colour foam like substance covering almost […]

Clariant Chemicals Updates

02-Jan-2012   Money Control Clariant Chemicals (India) Ltd has informed BSE that due to the Cyclone “Thane”, which hit Tamil Nadu Coast on early hours of December 30, 2011, the production at the Company’s plant located in Cuddalore has been temporarily stopped. No major damage is caused to the production facility and normalcy in operations […]

Asian Paints Limited Updates

30th-Dec-2011   Money Control Asian Paints Limited has informed the Exchange that due to the severe cyclonic storm ‘Thane’ in Tamil Nadu, some equipment and materials at the Company’s Penterythritol Plant, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu have been damaged. The damage is being assessed by the Company. The operations at the Cuddalore Plant have been temporarily suspended. […]


This report contains the collective views of an international group of experts and does not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organization, or the World Health Organization. Concise International Chemical Assessment Document 50   ELEMENTAL MERCURY AND INORGANIC MERCURY COMPOUNDS: HUMAN HEALTH ASPECTS   […]

Gas leak at Shasun Chemicals injures more than 65 persons; Angry residents block road, demand closure of the Unit

Cuddalore, 7/8 March 2011: More than 65 residents of Kudikadu Colony were hospitalized after a massive gas leak from Shasun Chemicals today. According to the SACEM monitors, the incident took place at about 10 pm inside the Shasun Drugs and Chemicals unit in SIPCOT Cudddalore. The source of the leak is attributed to the Bromine […]

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