Tamil Nadu's power plants await coal from Odisha to go live

Sources in TANGEDCO said the Centre allotted Chandrabilla coal block to the State power utility in 2016 and the given period to excavate coal from the block was between 2016 and 2021.

published on : 23rd January 2022

TN industrial park work on despite ruling by NGT?

Status quo ordered based on proof of migratory birds at Ennore site

published on : 12th January 2022

Green tribunal forms expert panel to study extent of fly ash damage at Ennore creek

The tribunal also directed the TANGEDCO to replace all damaged pipelines by June 2022 and a periodical compliance was sought.

published on : 9th December 2021

Chennai Floods: 'We've lost all our canals, rivers, and streams'

"It's a fact that as a result of climate change we cannot avoid heavy rains anymore. The problem however is that we have destroyed our natural drainage systems," a climate activist pointed out.

published on : 13th November 2021

Ennore region faces new flood threat

Several roads laid to erect transmission towers eat into Kosasthalaiyar backwaters

published on : 9th October 2021

Tata secures order to build first phase of Chennai peripheral road project

The first phase also includes building the Link Road to Chennai Outer Ring Road from Northern Port Access Road.

published on : 28th September 2021

NGT suspends green nod to Ennore plant expansion

Tribunal passes orders over lack of mandatory public hearing

published on : 21st September 2021

Tangedco’s Ennore project: Madras HC asks TN govt to respond

They alleged the construction is being carried out in violation of the environmental clearance obtained.

published on : 7th August 2021

TANGEDCO violations: NGT takes suo moto cognizance

Express had reported on the flouting of norms in Ennore SEZ project  

published on : 4th August 2021

Probe sought into ecological violation at Ennore creek by Tangedco

Citizen panel writes to Chief Justice, CM, & Chief Secy

published on : 24th July 2021

TANGEDCO’s Ennore SEZ project deviating from approved alignment: Activists

According to local fisherfolk, Konamudukku Kalvai which is the area of the river being encroached by TANGEDCO is one of the most biologically productive segments in the area.

published on : 15th July 2021

Ennore SEZ project deviated from approved alignment, encroached waterbody, claim activists

When contacted, the Chief Engineer of the Ennore SEZ project denied the claims of the activists, saying there was no deviation in the alignment. "The allegations are baseless and unfounded," he said.

published on : 14th July 2021

Power plant projects in Ennore are carried out with clearance: Senthil Balaji

Further, the works are being carried out as per State’s government’s Public Works Department’s Status number 265.

published on : 14th July 2021

Is TN power corporation encroaching Ennore creek in Chennai?

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited is carrying out construction works for ash pipeline and coal conveyor belt

published on : 13th July 2021

Inter-departmental panel to investigate TANGEDCO's violation at Ennore Creek

Sources told Express the committee will be meeting next week to holistically address the issue and resolve the environmental concerns.

published on : 13th July 2021
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