Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Monday informed the state assembly that the state had decided to permanently close down the Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi.
The state had already consulted legal experts and passed a government order under the Water (Prevention and control of pollution) Act, 1974, to close down the plant and will ensure that there are no options left for the company to reopen the plant, he added.
Responding to DMK leader MK Stalin, who raked up the issue in assembly, Palaniswami said the state has withdrawn the land allotment order issued for the plant’s expansion. Read More
Latest posts by The Hindustan Times (see all)
- Extension of the Vanaz-Ramwadi Pune metro line to Kharadi IT park will cost 1,000 crore - January 19, 2019
- Kartarpur Corridor: NHAI finishes survey to demarcate 4.2km passage up to IB - January 18, 2019
- Nitin Gadkari gifts 10 methanol-run buses to Pune, Mumbai - January 18, 2019