A project to set up a new railway bridge on river Brahmani has come to a halt following sheer unwillingness of the farmers at Birbhum’s Jagdhari village in the Nalhati I block area to part with the

ROURKELA: Amid continuing environmental fear, the Sundargarh administration is waiting for the lab test report to ascertain if the water of the river Brahmani was polluted due to accidental release

The coal ministry today cancelled allocation of five blocks to state-run NTPC, saying the country

The safety of the dam is a very important aspect for safeguarding the national investment and the benefits derived by the nation out of this infrastructure. An unsafe dam poses hazard to human life and property in the downstream reaches. Hence the safety of the dam and the allied structures is very necessary for ensuring the continuance of accrual of benefits and protect the downstream area from any sort of hazards.

The impact of various industrial developments on water resources may be in the range of minimal to severe. An intensive investigation was conducted in highly industrialized area of Angul to determine the water quality status. The industries such as coal mines of MCL, Aluminium Plant of NALCO and its CPP, Talcher Super Thermal Power Station and Talcher Thermal Power Station of NTPC etc.

BHUBANESWAR: While Opposition parties and social organisations have launched a public movement against use of water from the river Mahanadi for industrial purposes, trade union leader Mayadhar Nayak today said a similar movement would be launched to save the Brahmani river from industrial pollution.

BHUBANESWAR: Several rivers have started swelling after incessant rains across the State during the past 48 hours, triggered by a low pressure. Following heavy rains in upper catchments, Bansadhara was flowing above the danger mark at Kashinagar. Brahmani and Baitarani were also showing a rising trend.

BHUBANESWAR: While Opposition parties are crying foul over largescale diversion of water for industries, the current industrial demand for water in the State is only 4.2 per cent of the annual average flow.

Bhubaneswar, June 28: The Orissa government today confirmed that at least 45 companies had been allowed to draw water from rivers, seeking to balance the demand for industry and that of farmers who fear their source of irrigation might dry up.

Environmental pollution in industrial clusters is a national issue particularly in a period which is witnessing a rapid industrial growth. The environmental problem in a cluster is a complex multi-dimensional problem which is often difficult to measure and manage. In order to address such complex problem Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) developed a