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Ministry of Environment amends environment clearance of Uppur power plant

RAMANATHAPURAM : Acceding to the request of TANGEDCO to amend the environment clearance (EC) granted to the 2×800 MW Uppur Supercritical Thermal Power Plant, worth `12,655 crore, the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has removed special condition number XLIV which says, “No waterbodies including natural drainage system shall be disturbed due to activities

Indian Oil laying pipeline inside Ennore wetlands?

CHENNAI: In what appears to be yet another environmental violation against the fragile coastal ecosystem of Ennore, the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) is laying a Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas (R-LNG) pipeline across the wetlands of Ennore creek allegedly without obtaining the necessary Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance. However, IOCL officials have refuted these allegations,