Locals on Warpath as Ennore Port Dumps Sand on the Sly

CHENNAI: The battle between the Ennore Port and environmental activists, supported by villagers from several surrounding hamlets, intensified on Wednesday after a group of nearly 200 villagers from two hamlets descended with their boats on two dumping sites, bringing work to a halt. One of the two sites is barely 100 metres away from the piece of land which played host to the first ‘battle’ between the Port and activists over the issue in November.

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Activists Prevail, Reclamation Along Ennore Creek Stopped

CHENNAI: With environmentalists raising a stink over the reclamation of land in and around the Ennore Creek and with allegations of violations of environment laws doing rounds, the Kamarajar Port Trust has stopped work on one of the five sites located along the shores.

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