CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has declared more than 173 hectares of Sirumalai West Forest in Dindigul district as reserved forest in a bid to protect its flora and fauna.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Vivasayam Mattrum Suttrusoozhal Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 06/07/2017 regarding pollution caused by a dyeing unit, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu.

Chinnalapatti, a town panchayat in Dindigul district is all set to declare itself as plastic-free by the end of this month.

COIMBATORE: The process of mapping landslide-prone zones in the Nilgiris, which began three years back, has reached its final stages.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Velmurugan Blue Metals Vs The Chairman The Appellate Authority, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 27/11/2015 regarding a stone crushing unit in Koothampoondi Village, Oddanchatram Taluk, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu.

60 units have so far been set up in Dindigul district

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of K M Subramanian Vs District Collector, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu dated 18/05/2015 regarding the running of a marriage hall without obtaining necessary permission and clearance from the authorities under the Tamil Nadu District Municipalities Act, 1920, Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and also to prevent noise pollution under Noise Pollution (Regulation & Control) Rules, 2000.

Water table has risen in Gujiliamparai, Vedasandur blocks

Residents in Dindigul who still haven't set up rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems in their buildings have been warned to do so at the earliest or else face disconnection of water supply.

While Kodaikanal Hills is experiencing severe water shortage, a water project aimed at augmenting water supply to the hill people are facing opposition from both environmentalists and residents.

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