Supreme Court proposes expert committee to examine whether Sterlite Thoothukudi plant can be reopened

The Supreme Court in 2020 had issued notice on a petition filed by Vedanta against the Madras High Court decision refusing it to reopen the copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi.
Vedanta Cairn
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it may constitute a committee of experts to inspect Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper plant at Thoothukudi to see whether it can be reopened with stringent conditions in place nearly six years after its closure [Vedanta Limited v. The State of Tamil Nadu & Ors].

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