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Vedanta denied in bid to reopen copper smelter

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIA TRIBUNAL RULES OUT TAMIL NADU REQUEST AFTER CONTROVERSY INDIA’S environmental court did not allow Vedanta Ltd to reopen its copper smelter in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, a lawyer representing the state said last Thursday (5) after a hearing on the matter. India’s National Green Tribunal did not accept Vedanta’s request to reopen the smelter on an interim basis, V Mowli, a law­yer for the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) said outside the court. Vedanta has also sought a permanent in­junction against the Tamil Nadu state gov­ernment from interfering with the opera­tions of its copper smelter.…

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