The State pollution control board will collect water samples from Tondiarpet on Wednesday to check the level of contamination from oil seepage.

Groundwater in the northern neighbourhood has been contaminated for the past six months due to oil seepage from a pipeline belonging to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL).

The groundwater in sample-tested areas of Tondiarpet, where an oil leak from a pipeline was reported in July, is severely contaminated with petroleum products, an IIT Madras team has said in its pr

“Presence of highly inflammable products can result in explosions in Tondiarpet”

A preliminary investigation report on the recent oil leakage in Tondiarpet found that the groundwater in the north Chennai locality is severely contaminated with petroleum products.

The Union ministry of petroleum and natural gas on Monday told the Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal that the oil companies are contemplating shifting some of the pipelines from certain

Detroit biggie Ford on Tuesday became the first automaker to join a voluntary greenhouse gas reporting programme recently established in India.

The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal directed the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board to inspect all 997 private packaged drinking water units in the state and conduct sample tests.

Improved living conditions could make vector control operations more effective in preventing malaria in children.

The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sanctioned Rs 452.77 crore for a comprehensive water supply and sewerage system in the newly added areas of Corporation of Chennai.

The plant has been delivered ahead of the schedule and the entire output will be allotted to the Tamil Nadu state utilities at Rs 5.50 per kilowatt hour

OPG Power Ventures has commissioned a new 80 Mw thermal power plant in Chennai. The company in a statement said the Chennai III plant has been synchronised and has become fully operational and the commercial sales have now begun.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Exnora Green Pammal Chennai Vs Commissioner Pallavaram Municipality Chennai Ors dumping of unsegregated municipal solid waste by Pallavaram Municipality dated 14/06/2013.

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