The Tamil Nadu government had ordered the state Pollution Control Board to seal and "permanently" close the group's copper plant following violent protests over pollution concerns.

‘Declare order sealing the plant illegal exercise of power’

MADURAI: A team of experts entered the sealed Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin on Sunday evening in the wake of reports that there was a suspected chemical leak in a storage unit, said district c

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Former Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today rejected reports in a section of the media that he had a role in granting clearance to the controversial Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin.

NEW DELHI: Being at the centre of controversy since it was proposed in 1995, the four lakh tonne capacity of smelting plant of Sterlite at Tuticorin was rejected by three states – Gujarat, Goa and

Anti-Sterlite protest: Protesters at the site have cited pollution from the copper plant, including issues relating to disposal of copper waste and effluents from the operational unit, demanding it

Locals in and around the plant have for long been protesting demanding the closure of Vedanta's copper smelter unit on the ground that it allegedly caused pollution, a charge rejected by the compan

In a massive movement similar to the 2017 'Jallikattu Protest', thousands of people in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi are unanimously protesting on the streets, demanding the closure of the Sterlite Copp

Adani has been asked to conduct a public hearing before proceeding with the project, which costs Rs 10,000 cr, and the estimated environment protection cost is Rs 900 cr.

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