Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Bimal Singh Karnawat & Others Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 21/09/2016 regarding running of a plastic factory in Jorabagan, Kolkata in breach of the Air ( Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Act, 1981 , Water ( Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Act, 1974 and Noise Pollution ( Regulation and Control) Rules 2000, the Environment ( Protection) Act, 1986, the Municipal Solid Waste ( Management and Handling) Rules, 2000 and the West Bengal Fire Services Act, 1950.

Irked over the menace of unauthorised industrial units running in residential areas here, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and Delhi Government to close all of them in an East De

JAIPUR: Rather than waiting for Diwali and initiating steps towards improving the air quality of the state, the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB), under the National Ambient Air Quali

Environment related crimes in the country came down by over 11% last year compared to 2014 but there was no decline in states like Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Assam where the number o

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Dileep B. Nevatia Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 30/08/2016 regarding violation of Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981 and Environment (Protection) Act 1986, being caused due to the poor quality of kerosene supply by the public sector refineries operating under Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to the poorest segment of the society for their cooking and other purposes and also to the Defence personnel.

Pollution is a matter of concern in cities and towns and is caused due to introduction of contaminants into the environment viz.

The Ministry notified and put up the draft on its website on May 10, inviting public feedback over a two-month window.

To simplify various formalities for industrial units, the Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board has decided to issue them Consent to Establish for five years instead of the mandatory annual rene

The Centre must recall the draft notification which is bad in law and will be disastrous for the ecology.

Kendrapada: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has issued a notice to the Visa Ferro Alloys plant at Kalinganagar in Jajpur district to show cause as to why direction under the releva