Mumbai: Will thousands of tonnes of toxic coal continue to form mountains on Mumbai's eastern seafront or will the city's port trust stop handling coal?

MUMBAI: While the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) looks to ease environment norms so that the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) continues handling coal along the city's eastern seafront, activist

MUMBAI: A mere 5.4kms separates toxic mountains of coal stored on Mumbai Port Trust land from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, one of South Mumbai's busiest railway stations.

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has made a mockery of environmental norms by discreetly sanctioning the handling of coal on Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) land, the consent for whi

Another toxic aspect of the pollution caused by the mountains of imported coal dumped on port trust land in Sewri is signalled by smoke billowing out of the heaps.

MUMBAI: A politician and an environmental organization had petitioned Union and state government authorities over a decade ago against allowing coal handling on Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) land.

Had Questioned Largescale Deforestation For A Project

MUMBAI: When asked to name a strife-torn country in a dangerous neighbourhood, India may not be the first to come to mind.

Says Status Quo Directive Doesn’t Mean Not Clearing Trees From Drain In Western Ghats

Mumbai: The Pune bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), which had called for a stay on the cutting of trees in the eco-sensitive Western Ghats following a TOI report, has slammed government officials for using its order calling for status quo to be maintained in the area, as an excuse not to clear the trees from the nullah.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has stayed the further cutting of trees and called for a halt on illegal mining on a 32-acre plot of land in the eco-sensitive Western Ghats that was stripped of o