Order of the M/S Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd. Vs S. Joel & Others dated 11/01/2019 regarding NGT order banning supply of water to industries from Srivaikuntam anaicut, Thoothukudi District, Tamil Nadu. Attention of the Court is drawn to the problem faced by the Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant. Counsel of the Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant submits that subject to drinking water needs being met fully, permission should be granted for supply of any surplus water. The Court has also been assured of the fact that there shall be no drawal of ground water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs The Principal Secretary, Environment & Forests, Govt. of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding encroachments of waterbodies in Chennai. The Court has been informed that due to rapid urbanisation in Chennai, the waterways in Chennai have become a prime target for growth of encroachments along the water bodies and hence during flood, the encroached areas near the banks have become more vulnerable and susceptible for inundation.

Chennai: Seven months ago, when the Edappadi K Palaniswami-led AIADMK government announced the decision to ban sale and use of ‘use & throw’ plastics from January 2019 not many gave it a seriou

State government had appealed against the NGT order in favour of Vedanta

Civic body officials seizing plastic coated items from a restaurant in North Zone in the city on Wednesday, as part of the exercise to collect banned plastic goods.

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Wednesday rejected Vedanta-owned Sterlite Copper plant's application seeking issuance of the renewal of consent to operate and to open the seal of

The state was followed by Gujarat with 239.25 Mw, Andhra Pradesh (107.40 Mw), and Telangana (27.30 Mw)

Tirupur: A group of residents from Kangeyam on Monday submitted a petition to the district administration demanding action against a rice mill, which was allegedly causing air pollution.

Trichy:The plastic ban enforced by the state government from Tuesday has led to a cacophony among traders and public alike as there is no clarity about its enforcement so far.

Year 2019 is upon us. And tomorrow onwards, there will be a complete ban on single-use disposable plastic across Tamil Nadu.

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