NGT paves way for re-opening of Vedanta Sterlite Copper Plant at Thoothukudi [Read Order]

Meera Emmanuel December 16 2018
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The Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has allowed Vedanta's appeal against the closure of its Sterlite Copper Plant at Thoothukodi, finding that the closure orders by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) were disproportionate for the cited environmental violations.

A Bench comprising Chairperson AK Goel and members Raghuvendra S Rathore, KR Ramakrishnan, Satyawan Singh Garbyal and Nagin Nanda issued an order to this effect yesterday, finding that,

"The . . .

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