India environment body delays decision on Tuticorin to late November

The fate of the Tuticorin copper smelter in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu will be decided at the end of November because more time is required to investigate the allegedly polluting project, local media reported on Monday October 15.

The Times of India reported that a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal, India’s environmental safeguarding body, wanted to listen to more views from the neighborhood of the Vedanta-owned Tuticorin smelter and from political parties...

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Julian Luk

October 15, 2018

20:25 GMT

London