An appeals court decision to uphold proposed federal greenhouse gas rules may shift the fight over regulating the heat-trapping emissions back to Congress, where lawmakers may step up efforts to di

New York: In a setback to 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims, a US court has held that neither Union Carbide nor its former chairman Warren Anderson were liable for environmental remediation or pollut

In a setback to 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims, a United States court has held that neither Union Carbide nor its former chairman Warren Anderson were liable for environmental remediation or pollution-related claims at the firm’s former chemical plant in Bhopal.

In his written opinion, US district judge John Keena concluded that even when viewing the evidence in the most favourable light for the plaintiffs, UCC is not directly liable, nor liable as an agent of UCIL, nor liable under a veil-piercing analysis.

Ecuadorean plaintiffs have filed a second lawsuit outside the Andean country, this time in Brazil, in a bid to enforce an $18 billion court ruling against U.S.

A New York federal court has dismissed all claims by Indian plaintiffs against Union Carbide Corp.

A judge commissioner of justice has weighed in on behalf of victims of lead contamination at Klity Creek in Kanchanaburi's Thong Pha Phum district by seeking compensation for their illnesses.

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a finding by the Environmental Protection Agency that heat-trapping gases from industry and vehicles endanger public health, dealing a decisive blow to com

It's a long road from Tennant Creek to the imposing glass tower that houses the Federal Court in Melbourne, but the Aboriginal elder travelled for two days by bus to keep a court date yesterday.

25 hectares of forestland resumed in operation

In a joint operation on Monday, the Forests and the Police Department evicted two groups of tribespeople who had allegedly encroached upon 25 hectares of vested forestland at Ayanikkal, Panamthara, Chanadkkunnu and Periya Muppathanju in the Periya range of forest under the North Wayanad forest division.

AHMEDABAD: It is not just riches that land-owners around the city have wheeled in after Tata Nano came to Sanand in 2008 to turn the surrounding area into India's car belt. This once idyllic place is seeing much strife between family members battling over land - the most precious commodity in the region. This has also drawn fraudsters, waiting to pounce on the gullible.

The special investigation team (SIT) formed in December 2010 by the Ahmedabad police in collaboration with district collectorate has received 1,017 applications related to property disputes

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