SC comes down heavily on corporates and HP government, slapping a Rs 5 crore fine for defacing rocks in Rohtang Pass

Prescription drug Prempro, used to treat menopausal symptoms, is under the scanner in the US following a government study that has linked it to other health problems. Class action suits have been

Environment ministry favours small manufacturers, ignores experts’ advice on air emission norms for off-road diesel engines

The Supreme Court has sug gested that the forested states, which lose revenue because of the ban on felling of trees should be compensated for keeping their forests intact. Protection of the

An Alabama jury found international company Monsanto liable for decades of pollution in a small US town named Anniston. The verdict has opened the door for millions of dollars of claims against the

The Madras High Court has dismissed the writ petitions filed by the tannery units in Vellore district, challenging the apportionment of compensation among the 325 units. Now, the skin and hide

Discharge of effluents into the river had caused large scale fish deaths, leading to the curbs

in a historic deal brokered by a British court, building materials firm Cape Plc has agreed to conditionally pay us $30 million to South African miners who blame the company for contracting

hudson river, flowing through many us cities, will soon be depolluted. The us Environmental Protection Agency (epa) recently gave a nod to a massive

a dam project proposed in 1966 has again been delayed, thanks to the