STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Process of removing chemical leakage at Thoothukudi Sterlite Copper plant begins

Thoothukudi District Collector Sandeep Nanduri on Monday informed the media that all the necessary security protocols are being followed to ensure safety of the locals.

Published: 18th June 2018 12:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th June 2018 12:55 PM   |  A+A-

Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu (Reuters Photo)

By ANI

THOOTHUKUDI: The process of removing leakage in the sulfuric acid warehouse at the Sterlite Copper Smelter plant storage unit in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi has begun.

Thoothukudi District Collector Sandeep Nanduri on Monday informed the media that all the necessary security protocols are being followed to ensure safety of the locals.

"The process of removing leakage in the sulfuric acid warehouse at the Sterlite plant has begun. All necessary security protocols are being followed," Nanduri said.

Last month, the people of Thoothukudi protested against Sterlite industries, demanding a ban on the plant alleging that it was polluting groundwater, and was hazardous for the environment.

The protests took a violent turn on May 22 when police opened fire on the protesters, which killed 13 people and left at least 102 injured.



Comments(1)

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

  • mort

    terror attack ?
    3 years ago reply
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp