in october 2006, 150 farmers of Yellur village in Udupi district of Karnataka lost 195 hectares (ha) of land. According to Janajagrithi Samiti, a local ngo, the Udupi tehsildar K Muralidhar

on october 6, 2006 the Goa State Pollution Control Board (gspcb) shut down five sponge iron units

Why cement makers are shy of waste material like

Fly ash based cement is a victim of bias

Says k s chandrashekaraiah , general manager, production, Ambuja Cements, in an interview to ramya vishwanath

India s consumer movement doesn t exist

This department has a will of its own: ignores government policy for fly ash use

How has the river that flows through one of the most industrialised regions in India fared since it was first written about in 1993? Down to Earth revisits the coal dust and slurry-ridden Damodar basin to see if anything has changed - for better or worse

Particulate matter immediately affects lungs and heart

Acting on a petition, the Supreme Court (SC) directed the Bokaro Thermal Power Station to identify the area where it can dispose of its slurry and fly-ash safely and make