ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Desalination in Chennai

An analysis of Tamil Nadu's decision to construct a 100 million litres a day seawater desalination plant to tackle Chennai's water crisis. But this energy-intensive technology would be responsible for greenhouse gas emissions and uncontrolled brine discharges. It will also encourage social and environmental dumping. Ultimately, the issue is the purpose to be served by the desalination plant and who it will primarily (not) benefit.

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