TUTICORIN PLANT

  • SC slaps Rs 100 crore fine on Sterlite Industries April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 100 crore on Sterlite Industries, part of Vedanta Resources, for polluting environment through its copper smelting plant in Tamil Nadu. However, the apex court refused to direct closure of the plant in Tuticorin. The company has to pay the...
  • Vedanta group's copper plant ordered to be shut down March 31, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Friday ordered closure of the Tuticorin copper smelting plant of Sterlite Industries, part of Vedanta Resources group, with immediate effect, and power supply to the plant has been cut off, a company official said. "The TNPCB issued the order to shut down...