Thermal stations told to dredge Buckingham Canal

The direction comes in response to pleas from environmental activists and fishermen, who came together for ‘Save Ennore Creek’ campaign

The Tiruvallur district administration and the Commissionerate of Revenue Administration have directed thermal power stations and industries in Ennore to dredge the silt-filled Buckingham Canal ahead of the Northeast monsoon to ensure the free flow of flood water.

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