An Indian scientist has developed a process to refine low grade coal to prevent its residue of fly ash

Concerned about the pollution from combusting coal to generate power, the departments of science and technology and coal have set up a core group of bureaucrats and scientists to identify clean-coal

Worried by rising flyash production in power plant- expected to touch 100 million tonnes today - the department of science and technology(DST) has initiated a project to dispose and utilise flyash.

The Damodar is the most polluted river in the country today, thanks to the several industries that have sprouted on its mineral-rich banks. Experts say the only way to save the Damodar valley is for these highly polluting industries to make massive invest

Researchers are trying to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the manufacture of cement by finding alternatives to limestone

BHUBANESWAR: The wildlife wing of the Forest department has raised concerns over the setting up of 1,000 mw thermal power plant proposed by Tata Power Company at Naraj.

Its proximity to critical sites, impact of pollution on them as well as on the wildlife are issues the wildlife wing is worried about.

JHARSUGUDA: Hundreds of villagers locked gates 1 and 2 of Vedanta Aluminium Limited protesting ash emission from the 600 mega watt unit of Independent Power Plant of Sterlite Energy Limited (SEL) on Wednesday.

The unit restarted functioning on Monday.

Anil Yadav | Lucknow

The state government and the Union Environment Ministry are at loggerheads again as the Centre has stalled four power projects of 5300 mega watts at Singrauli on the ground that

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the JSL Limited for establishment of a 1320 MW super thermal power plant at Luni in Dhenkanal district.

The company will draw water from the Mahanadi river system for the plant.

JSL will invest Rs 7,375 crore and create employment opportunity (direct and indirect) for 2,600 persons in Orissa.

Widespread pollution by the Vedanta refinery in Orissa raises serious questions about environmental monitoring.