CHENNAI: For a city that has faced six massive floods in the last 50 years, the State government is working to set up a Real Time Flood Forecasting and Spatial Decision Support System for Chennai.

In 2008, after a crackdown on vehicular/industrial pollution to clean up Beijing's air in the run-up to the Olympics, Chinese officials found the average birth weight of newborns improved.

CHENNAI: INVESTIGATION into some city hospitals, including noted ones, selling bio-medical waste instead of treating and disposing of them safely as is mandatory, has zeroed in on a private firm th

Project seeks to protect coastal districts from cyclones and flooding

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Vetri Magalir Mandram Vs Department of Environment and Forest, Government of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 13/07/2016 regarding dumping of municipal solid waste, including Bio-medical and hazardous waste and burning the same in Koladi Lake, Thiruverkadu.

The South Indian city of Chennai experienced three phases of heavy rainfall that resulted in devastating flood during November and early December of 2015. We find that propagating convective systems from the west Pacific Ocean intensified further over the warm Indian Ocean before moving north towards Indian land region.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. C.K. Sreedharan Vs Secretary to Government, Public Works Department, Government of Tamil Nadu dated 01/07/2016 regarding flooding due to a pedestrian bridge across the Adyar river in Manapakkam, Chennai. The counsel appearing for the Dr. C.K.

The desperate call of a starving chick or the screechy mating call of a red-wattled lapwing in Pallikaranai get drowned in the din of vehicles that whiz past the marshland.

With no defined airport zone, and sound barriers on tracks too expensive to install, there is no escaping high decibels

CHENNAI: Greater Chennai Corporation will install solar panels on the rooftops of 130 buildings as part of phase-two expansion of the project to tap renewable energy to power the local body's offic

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