The Madras High Court Tuesday granted an interim stay on the Rs 100-crore penalty imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), south zone, on the Tamil Nadu government for its failure to restore A

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.

Auditor’s report says indiscriminate discharge of water from Chembarambakkam lake burdened the Adyar river

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. C.K. Sreedharan Vs Secretary to Government, Public Works Department, Government of Tamil Nadu dated 01/07/2016 regarding flooding due to a pedestrian bridge across the Adyar river in Manapakkam, Chennai. The counsel appearing for the Dr. C.K.

Concerned at the increasing contamination of water bodies by antibiotic sources, 15 universities from eight countries, including IIT Madras, have decided to come together to test water samples as p

This article investigates the impact of court verdicts on Chennai’s canals, tanks and related wetlands. It discusses three interlinked cases surrounding Buckingham Canal area and argues that the verdicts in these cases allowed the administration to destroy sophisticated water systems. It also argues that these waterbodies could have mitigated, if not prevented, the November–December 2015 fl oods in Chennai.

Chennai floods show the vulnerabilities that arise from the neglect of urban planning. (Editorial)

The ecologically sensitive estuary of the Adyar river, which naturalists had de spaired of saving, is coming back to life - step by laborious step.

Welcoming the recent order of the Southern Bench of National Green Tribunal, residents of Anakaputhur, Pammal and Pozhichalur have appealed to the Kancheepuram district administration to help put a

Sewage outfall into river to be diverted to existing network before opening of sand bar

Eco-restoration of Adyar creek and estuary, on 300 acres, is likely to take off soon. Stipulating four conditions, the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has recommended coastal regulation zone (CRZ) clearance for the project.