The Madras High Court today directed the TN Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to take action on plea against a private power plant in Pandarapalli village in Krishnagiri district alleging that the plant is causing air, water and noise pollution in the area.
The First Bench of Chief Justice SK Kaul and Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana gave the direction, while disposing a PIL by S Ramanathan, Vice-President, Krishnagiri unit of the Congress Committee and resident of Pochampalli village.
Ramanathan, in his representation dated January 30 addressed to the President of India, submitted that Samalpatti Power Company Private Limited started functioning from 2001. The company generates electricity using Low Sulfur Heavy Stock as fuel.........Read more
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