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Pounding rainstorms have turned southern California dairy farms into swamps so thick that cows cannot walk or sleep, and 6,500 of them have dropped dead of

The Environmental Protection Agency's decision to delay its final report on PCB contamination of the Hudson River exasperated New Yorkers who have waited 20 years for a plan of action to clean the

Although El Nino reappears regularly, it has never caused such damage to the United States. For some weeks now, severe rain storms have been battering California. Tornadoes ravaged several countries

Heavy rains have caused flooding in areas of sourthwestern Afghanistan over the past week, killing at least 30 people in one of the five stricken provinces, UN and Afghan sources in Pakistan

The Delhi police have drawn up an elaborate plan to check noise pollution during religious functions -especially 'jagrans' (night-long functions) which go on till late at night - in the

A city-wide socio-economic survey of slums is to be taken up by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi as a forerunner to the planned resettlement of the about 30 lakh residents of JJ clusters.According

An indigenously built state-of-the-art doppler radar to accurately track cyclones within a radius of 400 km would be installed in this port town shortly. The proposed radar, was being jointly

Specific industries should get-together through industry associations and form groups to seen how best environmental audit can be done through industry, Mr D K Biswas, Chairman , Central Pollution

The amended Companies Act is likely to make it mandatory for every firm to furnish a report on its environment audit in the annual director's

India has been urged to make a stong statement in support of the rapid enforcement of a "no exception" ban on export of hazardous waste from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation of Developed