Tamil Nadu government orders permanent closure of Sterlite’s Tuticorin copper smelter [UPDATED]

Sterlite’s 400,000-tonne-per-year Tuticorin refined copper smelter has been ordered to shut permanently by the Tamil Nadu government, its parent company Vedanta Resources confirmed today.

“The government endorse the closure direction of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board and also direct the Tamil Nadu Control Board to seal the unit and close the plant permanently,”...


Gladdy Chu

Archie Hunter

May 29, 2018

09:05 GMT