Tuticorin industries, thermal plants fuel pollution fears

Tuticorin industries, thermal plants fuel pollution fears

Activists and environmentalists fear that pollution which has been the scourge of Tuticorin city for decades may have taken a turn for the worse. Recently, Tuticorin stood 21st in a list of 94 polluted cities in the country identified by Central Pollution Control Board based on a five-year study ending in 2015. It was also the only city from the state on the list.