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In the last one year, Shubham Wasnik got hospitalized twice. “My stomach always hurts,” says the 26-year-old.

First step towards banning the harmful chemical, replacing pipes across country

NEW DELHI: The next time you clean your face with a scrub or face wash, you could not only be contributing to water pollution but also causing decline in aquatic life.

Many cosmetics available in the Indian market contain micro plastics or micro-beads, a new study by an environment research and policy advocacy body has found.

AHMEDABAD: Overexploitation of groundwater resources and over-reliance on chemical pesticides and fertilizers is leading to rise of life-threatening chemical contaminants in groundwater beyond acce

Nagpur: In almost all the districts of the state, nitrate pollution has become a major threat to groundwater. It is believed to cause blue baby syndrome.

Junior consumer affairs minister reveals 224 of 743 bottles tested by FSSAI contained impurities; action against 131 manufacturers taken

The chemical and its derivative Tetradibutyl Pentaerithrityl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate are widely used in deodorants and soaps.

The green panel also directed the MoEF Secretary to draw up a programme for phasing out lead from PVC pipes which is used to stabilise thermal degradation.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 25/05/2017 regarding environment and ecological damage caused by the use of lead in manufacturing of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes and other products. The Applicant Jan Sahyog Manch has also prayed for stringent directions for withdrawing the PVC pipes out of the market which are containing lead based heat stabilizer.

MoEF&CC has been directed by NGT :

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