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Report Reveals Environmental and Health Hazards from Thermal Power Stations in Neyveli and Cuddalore

An environmental study conducted by ‘Poovulagin Nanbargal’ and ‘Manthan Adhyayan Kendra sheds light on the detrimental health impacts caused by the operations of two thermal power stations and a mine in Neyveli and Cuddalore.

The report titled ‘POWERing Pollution – The Environmental Impacts of Thermal Power Stations and Mining Operations in Neyveli and Parangipettai’ was unveiled during a press conference at the Chennai Press Club.

The study focuses on the health hazards posed by the Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL)’s five thermal power stations and the IL&FS Tamil Nadu Power Company Ltd.’s 1,200 MW sea water-based power plant in Cuddalore.