In a move that leaves the Oommen Chandy government red-faced ahead of the polls, the state Cabinet has revoked its order allowing paddy field reclamation for two major investment projects.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of V.D. Majeendran Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 23/02/2016 regarding land filling and other activities including construction of sewage treatment plant in Palluruthy Village in Kochi Taluk in Ernakulam District, Kerala.

State-owned Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) has received clearance from the Environment Ministry for a Rs 337-crore project at its Kochi Refinery in Kerala.

Anbodu Kochi’s love for the place seems growing bigger and faster.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. G. D. Martin Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 04/02/2016 regarding reclaiming of hundreds of acres of paddy land and wet land in Choornikkara Village, Ernakulam District, Kerala by Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. causing severe environmental damage.

Kochi:Solar rooftop panels are being put to a wide variety of needs from lighting homes to heating and pumping water.

KOCHI: A total of 26.16 lakh children under five years of age were administered polio drops in the State on Sunday as part of phase-I of the immunisation drive.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of P.N. Anoop Vs The Union of India Rep. by its Secretary Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change dated 06/01/2016 regarding the Environmental Clearance (EC) dated 12.05.2015 granted to M/s. Bharat Petroleum Corporation - KRL Ltd by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change for the proposed Propylene Derivatives Petrochemical Project of Bharat Petroleum Company Limited at Ambalamugal, Puthencruz Village in Ernakulam District of Kerala. 

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of K.M. Aliyar & Others Vs Kothamangalam Municipality Represented by its Secretary dated 05/01/2016 regarding the functioning of the crump rubber factory of Palappillil Specified Block Rubbers Pvt. Ltd.

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests, present this Two Hundred Seventieth Report on "Environmental issues of Kerala in General and Kochi/Ernakulam in particular".

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