Vedanta denied in bid to reopen copper smelter
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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