Pushing industries to the city fringes doesn’t help, say activists monitoring pollution

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of P. Varatharajan Vs Moovarasampet Panchayat & Others dated 11/05/2017 regarding illegal dumping of municipal solid waste in the lake comprised in Survey No.44/2 of Moovarsampet Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. Moovarasampet

CHENNAI: After a muck show in 2016 - when the city was 37th among cities the Centre surveyed, coming behind Trichy, Madurai and Coimbatore - Greater Chennai Corporation is keeping its fingers cross

CHENNAI: Nearly 50 acres of green belt around the North Chennai Thermal Power Station (NCTPS) have been allegedly cleared to facilitate the construction of the third stage of the power plant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Ankur Khusal Construction LLP Vs. Union of India & Others dated 17/02/2017 regarding use of potable water for construction activity, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Counsel appearing for the Chennai Water Supply and Sewerage Board submits that they have not provided any water to the M/s. Anjali Infra Housing and M/s. Ankur Khusal Construction or to any other Project Proponent for that matter for construction activity.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the city corporation being asked to suggest recommendations ahead of imposing interim development order (IDO) in the city, chances are high that some of the proposals in th

A study conducted among 10 Indian metro cities investigates the impact of municipal solid waste and animal birth control programme on stray dog population and its menaces. Its results show statistically strong and positive linkages among the variables such as human population, municipal solid waste, per capita solid waste, food waste, dog population and dogs per capita. People's general awareness and the efforts of municipalities are inadequate to control the dog menace.

Groundwater in most southern and central parts of the city have gone down by nearly 10 feet since last November but this depleting resource could still bail out Chennai residents in case of a faile

Chennai: After wielding fogging machines, hand sprinklers and fists full of bleaching powder, the Tamil Nadu government, in a fresh attempt to kill the dengue buzz, has now launched an app.

A firecracker shop set up outside a supermarket, flouting all norms, at Ashok Nagar in the city | ashwin prasath

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