With waste management and air pollution becoming a major problem across the country, the Centre has decided to train unemployed youths in rural areas as environment warriors and impart them with sk

CHENNAI: The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked Kamarajar port to stop dredging activities temporarily, until the expert committee, constituted to investigate the e

CHENNAI: Finally, after six years of delay, the State government is pushing hard to frame a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP), which is vital in protecting ecologically sensitive areas and keepin

CHENNAI: Pharmaceutical major Strides Shasun, which has secured the US Food and Drug Administration’s approval for its three plants in Puducherry and Cuddalore, is facing trouble.

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu State Coastal Zone Management Authority (TNSCZMA) has used a fraudulent CRZ map to facilitate industrial activity in Ennore creek, allege activists.

CHENNAI: Facing a serious dearth of quality data that in turn hampers formulation of policy and legislation on dealing with non-communicable diseases, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

CHENNAI: Disregarding the Madras High Court order, Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) seems to have kept its backdoor open for erring builders to get post-facto

CHENNAI: Five years after an oil pipeline leak contaminated the groundwater in Tondiarpet, the southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday ordered immediate disbursement of com

CHENNAI: Anti-nuclear activists are gearing up for yet another legal battle with the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) granting ‘first pour of concrete’ (FPC) to units three and four in the Kud

CHENNAI: In a big blow to realty industry violators, the Madras High Court struck down a notification by the Union environment ministry that sought to provide a safeguard for project proponents who

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