Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board

TNPCB re-classifies code, coir units no longer clean

Following the reclassification, coir industries have to get approval from the pollution control board and their operation will be monitored periodically.

published on : 12th November 2021

Corporation puts up banners against littering at Uyyakondan canal

Corporation officials said the civic body is having plans to place cameras in areas where there is too much littering.  

published on : 9th October 2021

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board: Power connection to Sterlite snapped, unit closure ordered

TNPCB chairman Nasimuddin passed the orders on Wednesday late evening and power connection was cut in the early hours on Thursday.

published on : 25th May 2018

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board orders closure, disconnects power to Sterlite in Thoothukudi; DMK chief Stalin detained for protesting at secretariat

The decision was followed by an inspection carried out by Joint Chief Environmental Engineer on May 18-19.

published on : 24th May 2018

Thoothukudi factory currently non-operational: Sterlite Copper

Sterlite said the facility has been shut since March 27 when the company took up annual scheduled maintenance.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Sterlite dumping hazardous waste since 2013 sans nod, says Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board

For the past five years, Sterlite Copper’s smelter plant in Thoothukudi has been disposing of thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste without authorisation.

published on : 19th April 2018

Sterlite challenges TNPCB order on plea seeking renewal of Consent To Operate for Thoothukudi copper smelter plant

The plea by Vedanta’s Sterlite copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi to renew the CTO beyond March 31 was rejected since the guidelines stipulated by the TNPCB were not met adequately.

published on : 18th April 2018