With all local bodies struggling to resolve the rising e–waste problem, the Pollution Control Board (PCB) in Ernakulam is readying an inventory to quantify e–waste generated by industrial units in

The venue of the ongoing struggle against polluting plywood manufacturing units in Perumbavoor will be shifted from Kuruppampady to Kakkanad next week.

Greens Seek Compensatory Planting Drive

The public works department’s (PWD) plans to cut down trees for widening Main Central Road (MC Road) – connecting Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram – have run into trouble as environmentalists have come out against the move demanding implementation of compensatory tree planting programme or announcing a project to replant uprooted trees.

67 cases of multi-drug resistant cases of TB in Ernakulam alone

Even as the World Health Organisation’s call is to find the missing 3 million tuberculosis patients who are not getting treated and cured, one of the major concerns of TB treatment remains increasing drug resistance cases.

KCZMA directs Ernakulam district administration to act on complaints

The Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority (KCZMA) has intervened to check the destruction of mangroves in the coastal belt of Kochi. The authority has directed the Ernakulam district administration to act on complaints in this regard.

With Kochi corporation failing to improve the conditions at Kaloor slaughterhouse, Pollution Control Board (PCB), Ernakulam, is on the verge of sending a report to its headquarters in Thiruvanantha

Acute water shortage grips islands after water tankerspause supply demanding pending dues

With water tanker operators refusing to operate from Tuesday demanding settling of dues pending over one and a half years, Kadamakudy, Vypeen and nearby islands have been severely hit. Local residents are largely dependent on water supplied through tanker lorries to meet their requirements.

Over 10,000 instances of “land modifications,” the majority of which are deemed to be violations of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) guidelines, have been identified along the banks of the Vembanad La

Giving priority to drinking water projects, housing projects and efficient waste management schemes, the Paravoor Municipality presented its annual budget 2014-15 on Monday.

Residents of Keezhmadu, where groundwater has been found contaminated with ammonium perchlorate, will get 500 litres of water every day to meet their daily requirements, District Collector M.G.