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  • Bloodied by copper and greed

    Bloodied by copper and greed

    It took 13 deaths and 102 injuries to finally impose a shut down on the Vedanta’s copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu. The controversial expansion of Vedanta’s 1,200 tonnes per day copper smelter in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, was stayed by the Madras High Court on May 23. Residents and environmental activists say that the emissions …

    July 19, 2018