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SC wants new report on Sterlite smelter

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) to submit a fresh pollution report on the Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd’s copper smelter located near Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu.

The order came amid debate over whether the plant was within prescribed pollution limits, an issue the Central and state pollution control boards continued to disagree on before the court.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said the plant could be allowed to function if the company made some rectifications…………

Read more: http://www.livemint.com/2011/02/25234910/SC-wants-new-report-on-Sterlit.html

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Written by csirindia

February 26, 2011 at 11:38 am

Posted in NEIST

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