CHENNAI: With the deadline for the ban on plastic closing in on December 31, leading super markets in the city, boutiques and several smaller departmental stores have slowly started to shift toward

CHENNAI: A 5kW solar panel atop Chennai Corporation Middle School at Basin Bridge has started functioning.

Chennai: A day after two tonnes of furnace oil leaked into the sea from a tanker at Ennore port, the port authorities and Indian Coast Guard said they had managed to clear a major portion of the sp

CHENNAI: An oil spill was reported in Tamil Nadu's Kamarajar Port on Sunday while an oil tanker was discharging fuel, said a top port official.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Navroz Mody Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding remediation of mercury contamination on account of manufacture of thermometers by M/s Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu. The applicant, a local resident, moved this Tribunal on 25.01.2017 objecting to the remediation work undertaken by HUL. It was also prayed that remediation procedures should be as per applicable guidelines in standards. The matter was considered with regard to the standard to be applied.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs. The Principal Secretary, Environment & Forests, Govt. of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 31/10/2018 regarding de-silting on Adyar and Cooum Rivers and Buckingham Canal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Coimbatore: The state had witnessed a rise in temperature by 0.02C every year between 1951 and 2010 and it has affected the mercury levels in the day and at night, said a weather expert here on Tue

Tamil Nadu is the hub for manufacturing firecrackers.

Coimbatore: India still has a long way to go to realize its renewable energy goals, said Joerg Gaebler, principal advisor of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), an agency

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of V. P. Krishnamoorthy Vs. The Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2018. The matter deals with incidents of leakage of petroleum oil manufactured and supplied by various oil companies from the pipelines laid and used by such companies contaminating drinking water in North Chennai, more particularly, in Thondiarpet impacting the wells on PH road and BP Koil street. The case was taken up on the basis of a newspaper report dated 16.07.2013 and other reports preceding it.

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