While permitting Sterlite Industries at Tuticorin to continue operations of its copper plant, the Supreme Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to issue notice to the in

Sterlite Industries expressed confidence that it will overcome the deficiencies listed out in the Supreme Court judgment.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended its stay on the Madras High Court judgment ordering closure of the copper smelter plant of Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

New Delhi In a major relief to Sterlite Industries, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stuck to its earlier stay order against the immediate closure of the company’s copper smelting plant at Tuticorin in

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved verdict on Sterlite Industries' interim application seeking a stay on the operation of the Madras High Court judgment ordering closure of its copper plant at Tuticorin and discharge of its workers on payment of compensation.

AROUND 300 tonnes of toxic waste still lies unattended at the former factories of Union Carbide in Bhopal.

Unlike the cannot-be-allowed stand of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board on the copper smelting unit of Sterlite Industries at Tuticorin, the Central Pollution Control Board seems to take a different view.

During a hearing on the issue in the Supreme Court today, the report of the CPCB on the issue was not made public but given to the judges during the proceedings.

A scientific study of soil and water samples taken from the region surrounding the controversial Sterlite Industries’ copper smelting plant in Thoothukudi has revealed a startling picture of environmental poisoning.

Company has plans to double smelting capacity at Tuticorin plant.

The shutdown of Sterlite Industries' Tuticorin plant may impact supply particularly in the domestic markets where the demand has peaked on the back of largescale power projects.

Globally, copper prices are on the upswing due to lower inventory on the London Metal Exchange.

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