Work has already begun on three projects

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mr. R.V. Baktavachalam & Others Vs The Secretary to Government, Municipal Administration and Water Supply (TP.2) Department, Chennai & Others dated 29/03/2016 regarding letting out sewerage water into Karunakarachery Panchayat, Soranjeri Panchayat, Thirumanam Panchayat, Kannapalayam Panchayat, Annambedu Panchayat, Situkadu Panchayat and Anaikattucherry Panchayat’s Cooum River as well as in the upstream portion of Cooum River from its origin in Cooum Village in Tiruvallur District.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. K.R.S Foods Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 09/03/2016 regarding operation of a small scale industry carrying on the business of making potato chips and savouries without obtaining Consent from the State Pollution Control Board.

Trichy: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged the order from the Tamil Nadu government to set up the State's first 800 MW thermal power plant.

They say round-the-clock quarrying affects livelihood of 10 villages.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of S. Vishnuvarma & Others Vs M/s. Appollo Distilleries Pvt. Ltd. dated 24/09/2015 regarding pollution caused by a distillery unit at Billakuppam Village, Gummidipoondi Taluk, Thiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu.

Tiruvallur district has only one authorised quarry supplying sand as of now.

The National Green Tribunal has directed the TNPCB to take action against agencies, including the MTC and SETC for polluting the river.

Project implemented through a joint venture

NTPC Ltd has informed the BSE about the commencement of commercial operations of Unit-III 500-Mw Vallur thermal power project.

The Environment Ministry has accorded environmental clearance to eight thermal power projects with a total capacity of 4677 MW in the current year, the Rajya Sabha was told today.