Coal Minister Piyush Goyal Monday dedicated to the nation a 1,000-megawatt (MW) thermal power project of Neyveli Tamil Nadu Power Ltd (NTPL) and a 150-MW solar power projects of NLC India Ltd (NLCI

CHENNAI: From neurons, electrons to environment, the Science at the Sabha 2019 organised by The Institute of Mathematical Sciences will have four scientists specialising in different fields help br

There was a near complete closure of all businesses in Gudalur on Tuesday, with people staging protests against the proposed amendment to the Tamil Nadu Forest Act of 1882.

The Supreme Court Monday refused to allow reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin, which was at the centre of massive protests over pollution concerns, but granted the compa

The Supreme Court on Monday closed down the Vedanta-Sterlite copper smelter plant at Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi by setting aside an order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which gave conditional n

State government tables Bills in Assembly to amend laws for levying fines

Coimbatore: Twenty residents from Nedunchezhian Navalar Nagar near Veerapandi petitioned the collector on Monday about a factory that has been discharging foul-smelling smoke.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S. Southern Petrochemical Industries Corpn. Ltd Vs S. Joel & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding diversion of 0.055 hectares of forest land in Srivaigundam Village in Thoothukudi Division for construction of an intake well for "drinking water purposes". But allegation came up that TWAD Board has also permitted the use of water for industrial purposes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of V. Manickam Vs The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 04/02/2019.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of P. Edwin Wilson Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 01/02/2019 regarding measures to protect the trees planted at public places and along the avenues in Chennai. The grievance in the application is that laying of concrete and cement around the trees, without any space is detrimental to the health of trees and environment. Avenue trees need to have adequate space around them.

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