The chemical industry produces over 100,000 chemicals which have improved the quality of our lives. These chemicals are being produced for purposes ranging from fulfilling domestic and industrial needs, boosting agriculture, making our clothing fire resistant and producing components for our mobile phones or other electronic devices. Every day new chemicals are formulated and produced.

Into five categories based on richness of biodiversity and other environmental factors

The ecologically sensitive areas of Western Ghats, the hill range of which starts near the Maharashtra-Gujarat border running to nearly 1600 km along the States of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala and ending at Kanyakumari, will be prioritised into five categories based on richness of biodiv

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The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has asked all sponge iron industries in the State to follow pollution control measures as per the norms set by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

The KSPCB organised its first ever workshop on

Shillong, Sept. 14: The chief labour commissioner of Meghalaya and his team today wrapped up the visit to Jaintia Hills to ascertain the prevalence of minors working in coal mines and will prepare a report to be submitted to the Union government.

According to sources, chief labour commissioner N.K. Prasad, the regional labour commissioner, Calcutta, B.B.

Shillong, Sept.

To avert disasters like the Bhopal gas leak, the environment ministry is preparing off-site emergency plans for hazardous units in 41 selected industrial pockets such as Gurgaon, Coimbatore, Bharatpur and Panipat.

RTI Application Filed By Activist Had Demanded Information From Government
Tushar Tere | TNN

Residents of Katarwada, Bicholim Industrial Estate and surrounding areas have demanded enquiry in the pollution caused in the area by a chemical factory.
The residents have once again complained of pollution caused by a chemical factory in the area, as earlier, wells were polluted, but in the recent case reported in the area, a cow was seriously burnt due to chemical contact.

Pune

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