Asks Central Pollution Control Board to get expert opinion

Thoothukudi is termed one of the Non-attainment cities by Ministry of Environment primarily on the basis of excess PM10 under the National Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Program.

Power generation hit; plant may be restarted after 72 hours

The Union Environment Ministry has extended the 1996 CZMP at least five times in the past although the State government made vain attempts to bring new CZMP in 2013.

Considering all the factors, the tribunal has posted the matter for final hearing on August 9.

Doctors and NGOs urge the Centre and the State to ban lime or chuna in plastic sachets used in betel chewing and also acids used as cleaning agents in home.

NTECL Vallur, which is a joint venture of NTPC Ltd and Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB), is located on Chennai’s outskirts in neighbouring Tiruvallur district.

Thoothukudi resident Prince Cardoza has filed a writ petition in Madras High Court's Madurai bench seeking to quash the Environmental Clearance (EC) granted to Sterlite Copper in 2007 for the exist

TRICHY: Neurologists based in Trichy on Sunday said the incidence of people suffering stroke due to air pollution has increased.

A total of 154 unauthorised industrial units that do not have Consent To Operate from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) at Pallipalayam in Namakkal district are polluting the Cauvery.

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