The United States’ shares of global industrial roundwood production and derivative products have declined precipitously since the 1990s. We evaluate the extent of these declines compared with those of major producing countries from 1961 to 2013. We find that the US global share of industrial roundwood peaked at 28% in 1999 but by 2013 was at 17%, with the decline attributable to a combination of cyclical factors and long-run trends.

CHENNAI: The Southern bench of the National Green Tribunal has restrained two developers from dumping debris into Buckingham Canal.

Heeding to the plea of an environment activist who moved the National Green Tribunal against the operation of concrete-manufacturing plant on Yamuna floodplains, the green panel has sought a respon

GHAZIABAD: Over the years, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed several orders against dumping of civic and construction waste along the banks of the river Hindon.

Irked over the failure of lake authority - LADWA - to halt encroachments in Dal Lake, Jammu and Kashmir High Court has appointed two Vigilance Commissioners for reporting any violation of the ban i

Visit any construction site or a building, be it a house or office, that is being renovated and a huge eyesore is the waste and debris lying around.

Judgement of the Gujarat High Court in the matter of Platinum AAC Blocks Private Ltd. Vs State of Gujarat & Others dated 31/08/2015 regarding villagers opposing an industrial unit engaged in manufacturing of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Blocks to construct a road to transport its vehicles and machineries to its industrial unit, village Mohangam, Taluka Umargam, District Valsad.

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A green body today welcomed the Delhi government's decision to mandate recycled products from construction and demolition (C&D) waste for its building projects in future and urged it to to anno

Nagpur: The residents of Pension Nagar, behind Police Line Takli, are facing problems due to dumping of construction material in an open plot amid the residential area.

The researchers combined Landsat and MODIS data in a land model to assess the impact of urbanization on US surface climate. For cities built within forests, daytime urban land surface temperature (LST) is much higher than that of vegetated lands. For example, in Washington DC and Atlanta, daytime mean temperature differences between impervious and vegetated lands reach 3.3 and 2.0 °C, respectively. Conversely, for cities built within arid lands, such as Phoenix, urban areas are 2.2 °C cooler than surrounding shrubs.