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Court expected to reopen Vedanta copper smelter but appeal likely: sources

Reuters  |  THOOTHUKUDI, India 

By Sudarshan VaradhanTHOOTHUKUDI, India (Reuters) - An Indian court is expected on Friday to follow an experts' panel recommendation and order the reopening of a copper smelter closed after 13 people died when police fired on environmental protesters in May, two sources familiar with the matter said.However, the Vedanta Ltd plant in southern India is unlikely to resume production anytime soon because the Tamil Nadu state government will likely appeal to India's Supreme Court, the sources said.State authorities permanently shut down the smelter after police fired on protesters calling for the ...

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 21:40 IST
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