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Vedanta's Indian copper smelter to remain shut until at least June - lawyer

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By Sudarshan VaradhanNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Vedanta Resources Plc's Thootukudi copper smelter, one of India's biggest, will remain shut until at least June 6, a lawyer petitioning against the plant reopening said on Thursday.The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has adjourned a hearing to grant Vedanta a renewal of consent to operate the smelter until that date, said V Ramasubbu, a local lawyer who filed the petition because of environmental concerns.A Vedanta spokesman did not immediately respond to a request from Reuters seeking comment. The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board did not ...

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 15:10 IST