There looks to be no reprieve for River Noyyal from pollution with industrial effluents still finding its way into the watercourse in large quantities especially when the skies open up.

Horticulture department to adopt the villages on a pilot basis

A special monitoring team completed the collection of effluent treatment data for three months from the Common Effluent Treatment Plants on Saturday to ascertain whether the ‘zero liquid discharge’

With the aim of tapping renewable energy potential, the Railways commissioned a rooftop solar power grid system and two solar-powered water heaters at Tirupur railway station, on Tuesday.

To understand the diverse habitats of migratory birds and make comparison studies, the bird watchers’ team of Nature Society of Tirupur, that has been studying the arrival-departure patterns of suc

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board on Monday ordered closure of two oil extraction units, and one blue metal stone crushing unit in the district for causing air pollution.

The board had directed the Tangedco to immediately disconnect the power supply to the three units.

Petition sent to the TNPCB Chairman seeking answers on the issue

P. Sankara Narayanan, an environmental activist hailing from agrarian community in the region, has decided to implead in one of the recent Public Interest Litigations (PIL) filed in Supreme Court, in an attempt to fight the continuing industrial pollution in Tirupur knitwear cluster.

To maximise the farm returns from rainfed areas of the district, a diversified farming system would be implemented in the district for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables with emphasis given o

S. Sivakumar (35), a farmer at Manupatty in Udumalpet revenue division, has come out with an innovation in the water conservation front by developing a device to recharge borewells, utilising the impounded runoff rain/storm water in a better manner.

He has developed the cost-effective new gadget using perforated plastic barrels lined with nylon lets and slotted poly-vinyl chloride pipes for carrying water coming through the outlet valve straight into the borewell.

It will be headed by the Collector as its ex-officio chairman

A District Coordination Committee, comprising representation of various departments, is all set to be constituted within the next few days to initiate quicker action against dyeing units that are found discharging untreated effluents in the open and seize the vehicles that transport the illegally dyed fabrics.