Read the draft Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011 notified by the MoEF under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 to replace earlier rules (1998) and the amendments thereof.

In pursuance of the constant monitoring of the environmental impact of the oil spill at Mumbai, the Maharashtra Pollution Control the Board (MPCB) had taken water samples on Juhu Beach on 8th August and sent them for lab analysis.



A press brief on oil spill at Mumbai Harbour.   










WP (PIL) No. 137 of 2009 by Shri Ram Lal and others vs. Union of India in the High Court of Uttrakhand at Nainital regarding Environmental Clearance to M/s Alaknanda Hydro Power Company for Srinagar Hydroelectric Project at Pauri District on Alaknanda River - Clarification regarding - Letter.

The Indian Minister of Environment and Forests, Jayanthi Natarajan, invited all Parties to the high-level segment of COP-11 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre from 17 to 19 October 2012 highlighting five key issues for discussion.

Draft rules on Hazardous Substances (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) rules, 2011.


Bioremediation is an invaluable tool box for wider application in the realm of environmental protection. Bioremediation approach is currently applied
to contain contaminants in soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediments including air. These technologies have become attractive alternatives to

Statement by India at the Ministerial Roundtable during CSD-19 on the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Development.

The Government of India (GoI) has established the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) for comprehensive management of the river. The NGRBA program will adopt a river-basin approach and has been given a multi-sectoral mandate to address both water quantity and quality aspects. The NGRBA has resolved that by year 2020 no untreated municipal sewage or industrial