The civic authorities in the district are likely to face the task of managing and disposing comparatively high volume of plastic waste generated due to the unusual spike in bottled water consumptio

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Indian Railways Caterer's Association & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/05/2016 regarding sub standard quality of bottled water with the brand name 'Rail Neer' supplied by Indian Railways.

Green Tribunal directs the company to pay Rs. 20,000 into account of Chennai Rivers Restoration Trust in two weeks

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Shanmuga Aqua Industries Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 27/04/2016 regarding running of a packaged drinking water Unit without obtaining consent under Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974 and also without obtaining clearance from the Central Ground Water Authority, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

The risks of serious environmental and social impact caused by poorly-managed supply chains can be avoided with improved practices that will also benefit business, according to a new guide released by WWF.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid, National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 22/02/2016 regarding water packaging industry extracting groundwater from the industrial area of Bawana and Narela, Delhi.

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CHENNAI: The water packaging units declared unsafe in the state will continue to down shutters said the southern bench of the National Green Tribunal stating its earlier interim order regarding the

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles are widely used as packaging material for natural mineral water. However, trace levels of acetaldehyde can migrate into natural mineral water during the shelf life and might influence the taste of the PET bottled water. 2-Aminobenzamide is widely used during PET bottle production as a scavenging agent for acetaldehyde. The aim of this study was the determination of the migration kinetics of 2-aminobenzamide into natural mineral water as well as into 20% ethanol.

Subrata Mukherjee, Bengal's minister for panchayat and public health engineering department launched -- Pran Dhara -- a packaged drinking water which is cheaper than any other bottled water.

Water packaging companies deplete wells