Contractors who reinforced buildings "on the cheap" may have run up the death toll in central Italy's devastating earthquake and could face criminal charges, a local prosecutor said Sunday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shantanu Sharma Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/08/2016 regarding the use of fly ash as land fill to reclaim low lying areas including backfilling in abandoned mines or pitheads.

"We hereby direct that construction sites which are built on a plot area of more than 20,000 square metre would be liable to pay environmental compensation of Rs 5,00,000 per violation," a bench he

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Susan Rajan George Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 13/07/2016 regarding excavation and use of red earth, Mavelikara taluk, Alappuzha district.

Gurgaon: The MCG is all set to sign a deal with private firm Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) on Monday to set up a waste treatment plant near Basai to check the haphazar

The National Green Tribunal has taken exception to indiscriminate dumping of soil in rivers Chenab and Tawi for construction of road on the Udhampur to Banihal stretch of the national highway and r

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) will monitor the disposal of construction and demolition waste with Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) coming up with the new Co

Environmentalists and officials hailed the Union environment ministry's maiden rules to manage construction and demolition waste, terming it a significant step forward to stop degradation of land.

Behind the glitz of new and tall buildings in the city is a trail of chunky construction debris with no accountability for its management or disposal -until now.

Welcoming the Centre's decision to notify construction and demolition management rules, a green body today said it was "urgently" needed as cities are choking on such waste which has serious enviro