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India urged to clean up Vedanta refinery after plant expansion rejected

Headline Title:  India urged to clean up Vedanta refinery 20 January 2012 Indian authorities should order the immediate clean-up of Vedanta's alumina refinery in the state of Orissa, Amnesty International said today after a court dismissed the mining company's plea for a huge expansion of the plant.The High Court of Orissa on Thursday dismissed a plea from Vedanta Aluminium, a fully owned subsidiary of UK-based Vedanta Resources, to review a similar court order from July 2011. Vedanta has promised to challenge the decision in India’s Supreme Court.The July 2011 order had upheld the…

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