Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S. Southern Petrochemical Industries Corpn. Ltd Vs S. Joel & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding diversion of 0.055 hectares of forest land in Srivaigundam Village in Thoothukudi Division for construction of an intake well for "drinking water purposes". But allegation came up that TWAD Board has also permitted the use of water for industrial purposes.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S. Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd. Vs S.

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

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

The Ministry of Environment and Forests is yet to even consider the proposal for framing Terms of Reference (ToR) for the second unit of the copper smelter plant of Vedanta Limited at the SIPCOT In

The NLC Tamil Nadu Power Plant Limited (NTPL) will establish a new solar power plant with a capacity of 200 megawatt, S.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Souuthern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Kayalpatnam Environmental Protection Association (KEPA) Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 15/02/2016 regarding pollution caused by Dharangadhara Chemical Works Limited (DCW Ltd.) and the the grant of Environmental Clearance (EC) dated 24.02.2014 by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) for the construction of a new plant and expansion of the production capacity of existing units.

Amid allegations of large scale mining of sand from the river bed under the pretext of desilting the Srivaikundam dam, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered Thoothukudi district to keep the ent

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Ossie Fernandes Vs.The Union of India dated 29/09/2015 regarding Coastal Zone Management Plans with reference to the CRZ Notification, 2011 for the districts of Kanyakumari, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Pudukottai and Thirunelveli.

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