the National Green Tribunal took cognisance suo motu of a report of environmental pollution in the region from lignite mining.
The stand-off between NLC India Ltd. (NLCIL) and Cuddalore farmers over the public sector company’s drive to take possession of the long-acquired land
The fertile land remains their only source of livelihood,
Collector A. Arun Thamburaj
Though the compensation seemed good initially, NLCIL has not taken into account the phenomenal increase in the cost of living
no social impact assessment was done
Melvalayamadevi, Karivetti and Kathalai villages were up in arms against the expansion and NLCIL’s offer of monetary compensation
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