Picturesque Goa does not wish to lose its money-spinning charm as a tourist haven. The state government has issued a notice, under section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, banning the

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has frowned upon the decibel din in the state. Acting on a petition, the court has issued notices to the state chief secretary and the state pollution control board

A clutch of conscientious citizens across India have collectively clamoured and crusaded against the decibel din

Supreme Court order dated 05/04/2002 in the case of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India and Ors on vehicular pollution in Delhi.

Dumping and disposal of fly ash discharged from coal or lignite based thermal power plants on land

A Supreme Court order demanding immediate closure of about 250 mines in and around the Sariska Tiger Reserve has evoked little response from the Rajasthan government.

A panel reviewing beach tourism policy rules out a common strategy and suggests that the states know best how to use their beaches

The Rajasthan and Haryana governments feel threatened by the Centre's move to stop industrial, mining and quarrying activity in the Aravalli region. Environmentalists, on the other hand, applaud the move

An Act to provide for the protection and improvement of environment and for matters connected therewith.

This is the final report of Justice M B Shah Commission on illegal mining of iron ore and manganese in Goa. Says that lack of coordination within the Ministry of Environment and forests led to the illegalities and consequential ecological damage.