The Supreme Court on Monday closed down the Vedanta-Sterlite copper smelter plant at Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi by setting aside an order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which gave conditional n

The sterlite plant was put under lock on May 28, 2018, when the state government had ordered the TNPCB to seal and "permanently" close the plant in the wake of violent protests over pollution conce

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

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

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vedanta Limited Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 15/12/2018 regarding Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter plant at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.

A committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to carry out an “independent probe” into the closure of the Sterlite Copper plant in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday said that the closure was n

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vedanta Limited Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 28/11/2018 regarding closure of Sterlite Copper Plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

After the inspecting that lasted nearly two hours, the team visited places around the plant such as South Veerapandiapuram, D Kumaragiri and Kayaloorani.

The Supreme Court Monday asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to decide on the merits and maintainability of the issue raised by the Tamil Nadu government on Vedanta's plea challenging the closu

A three-man committee constituted to examine the closure of the plant

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