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Ennore creek: TNPCB directs Kamarajar port to clear encroachments

The state pollution control board has confirmed that the Kamarajar Port’s new yard is infringing on the Ennore creek and hence ordered to remove it.

Published: 04th July 2017 12:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th July 2017 12:56 PM   |  A+A-

The Ennore creek is a swampy backwater that is spread across 13 km near the Kosathalayar river. While the creek is home to a vast aquatic ecosystem, it also provides livelihood to at least six fishing hamlets.

Ennore creek being filled up with dredged spoils allegedly from Kamarajar Port Limited. (File | PTI)

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