CHENNAI: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued notices to 12 uncertified companies located across the country, including four in Chennai, for manufacturing and selling compostable b

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs The Principal Secretary, Environment & Forests, Govt. of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding encroachments of waterbodies in Chennai. The Court has been informed that due to rapid urbanisation in Chennai, the waterways in Chennai have become a prime target for growth of encroachments along the water bodies and hence during flood, the encroached areas near the banks have become more vulnerable and susceptible for inundation.

CHENNAI: A 5kW solar panel atop Chennai Corporation Middle School at Basin Bridge has started functioning.

CHENNAI: An oil spill was reported in Tamil Nadu's Kamarajar Port on Sunday while an oil tanker was discharging fuel, said a top port official.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of V. P. Krishnamoorthy Vs. The Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2018. The matter deals with incidents of leakage of petroleum oil manufactured and supplied by various oil companies from the pipelines laid and used by such companies contaminating drinking water in North Chennai, more particularly, in Thondiarpet impacting the wells on PH road and BP Koil street. The case was taken up on the basis of a newspaper report dated 16.07.2013 and other reports preceding it.

CHENNAI: For The Bengal Association in T Nagar, the run-up to this year's Durga Puja has been exceptionally busy. And pricier.

CHENNAI: The Greater Chennai Corporation and CREDAI Chennai have signed a memorandum of understanding for the restoration of 10 water bodies.

Chennai, Kochi and Surat are among the world’s top 20 cities will be flooded dangerously.

Outdoor pollution considered the primary cause

The incidence of asthma has almost doubled in the last five to six years in the city.

Inadequate summer rain this year and increased offtake take a toll

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