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Air and water there are so polluted that you could consider yourself lucky if you escape with minor ailments, say residents RURAL areas are always less polluted than their urban cousins, isn

Smelting Unit Of Vedanta Flagship Has Violated Environment Norms: Court

Chennai: Just a month after the Union ministry of environment and forests rejected the proposal to mine Niyamgiri hills for its aluminum refinery in Orissa, Vedanta Resources Plc.

More troubles seem to be brewing for the Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanata Group of companies with a division bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday ordering the immediate closure of group subsidiary Sterlite Industries

THE Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate closure of Sterlite Industries

The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the shut down of Sterlite Industries' copper smelting plant in Tuticorin over pollution concerns.

Allowing the petitions filed by National Trust for Clean Environment and MDMK general secretary, Mr Vaiko, in 1996, a division bench comprising Justice Elipe Dharma Rao and Justice N.

BS Reporter / Mumbai July 04, 2008, 0:16 IST The global copper mine production will grow at an average rate of 5.2 per cent per annum to reach 23 million tonne (MT) in 2012, says an inter-governmental forum. South American and African countries will account for more than 42 per cent per annum of the mine capacity increase in next four years, according to data released by Portugal-based International Copper Study Group (ICSG).


A group of asthma patients from Peru have sued the Southern Peru Copper Corporation. The patients allege that the company's activities have led to the large-scale pollution around the city of Ilo.

Industries makes for a substantial contribution to the pollution load in India. They release toxics that are harmful to public health. The Central Pollution Control Board has certain industries

Protesters against Meta Strips in Goa threaten a civil disobedience movement