Tuticorin investigation panel says majority of reps support copper smelter closure

An investigation committee deciding the fate of the 400,000 tonne per year Tuticorin copper smelter said the majority of representatives supported its closure, according to local media reports on Sunday September 23.

The panel head, former Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice Tarun Agrawal, said the committee will study the representations and decide on what action to take, according to the report in Press Trust of India.

The committee comprises representatives from the Central Pollution Control Board and the environmental ministry, according...


Julian Luk

September 24, 2018

14:48 GMT