Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 25/05/2017 regarding environment and ecological damage caused by the use of lead in manufacturing of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes and other products. The Applicant Jan Sahyog Manch has also prayed for stringent directions for withdrawing the PVC pipes out of the market which are containing lead based heat stabilizer.

MoEF&CC has been directed by NGT :

There was a vertical division at a public hearing here on Tuesday over the establishment of a paint and copolymer plant by JSW Group at Musinayakanahalli in Sandur taluk of the district, with peopl

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) investigated the 17 April 2013 explosion at the West Fertilizer Company (WFC) that resulted in 15 fatalities, more than 260 injuries, and damage to more than 150 buildings. Among these structures were four nearby school buildings cumulatively housing children in grades kindergarten–12, a nursing care facility, and an apartment complex. The incident occurred during the evening when school was not in session, which reduced the number of injuries.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Ashok Vihar Mitra Mandel Vs. The Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 22/09/2016 regarding hazardous waste being generated by the CETP, Ashok Vihar, New Delhi which is causing environmental hazards and the hazardous waste is being dumped indiscriminately even on the green belt of the area in question. The Court also took up the matter of pickling industries operating in Delhi.

Bhopal: Activists working for the rights of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims on Tuesday requested Bhopal court to allow them to take the responsibility of serving the notice to US giant Dow Chem

Surat: Residents of Jiav-Budia village in Choriyasi taluka are up in arms against the city's leading chemical and dye manufacturing company for allegedly disposing hazardous chemical waste and viol

Cuncolim locals have demanded that the government carry out an inspection of the hazardous waste dumped at Cuncolim industrial estate, waste from steel factory and pollution caused by the fish meal

The ministry of environment, forest and climate change recently redesignated the electronic waste disposal business as a red-category industry.

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court on Monday asked the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) to file an affidavit on its stand pertaining to the operation of jewellery manufacturing units in the walled

When the annals of corporate accountability, culpability and negligence in India are compiled, the erstwhile Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) is sure to top the list. But not far behind will be Hindustan Unilever (HUL). On4 March, HUL reached an out-of-court settlement with 591 of its former employees from the now defunct thermometer plant in Kodaikanal. The very fact it did is an acknowledgement that the workers were exposed to occupational hazards, something it had stubbornly denied for over a decade.

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