Three years after 16 people died from drinking contaminated water, the government has not relocated the hazardous industries from Bholakpur in Musheerabad.

The AP State Human Rights Commission had directed the authorities to shift the industrial units, particularly those dealing in the animal skin business, plastic and scrap outside city limits after the May 2009 tragedy and representations were made, pointing to the pollution-causing units. Though a high-level committee, comprising district collectors of Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy, GHMC and HMDA commissioners,

Victims and survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy staged a “die-in” protest here on Wednesday to “remind the organisers” of the Olympic Games in London that they have exactly one month to drop Dow Chemical as a sponsor of the event.

Dow Chemical, through its takeover of Union Carbide, has inherited its civil, criminal and environmental liabilities in [the] Bhopal gas leak [case], but the corporation refuses to accept them. The people in Bhopal are still dying, over a hundred thousand survivors are battling chronic illnesses, and children are still being born with horrific deformities because of Dow Chemical’s refusal to own up to Union Carbide’s liabilities in Bhopal,”

Letter to Navin Kumar, Chief Secretary, Govt of Bihar from Medha Patkar on Utkal Asbestos Limited [UAL] in Vaishali, Bihar.

KOLKATA, 4 JUNE: The Steel Authority of India (SAIL) plants of the state have ranked among the most polluting industries in a rating ~ Green Rating Project (GRP) ~ done by the New Delhi-based resea

Mumbai: Despite the implementation of stringent measures to reduce pollution in these areas, two industrial clusters around Mumbai-Tarapur and Dombivali — are now among the top 10 most polluted ind

New Delhi, 14 MAY: West Bengal has the highest number of red category industries causing high pollution, followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, while 43 industrial clusters have been identified as

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has sought a report from the Ministry of Environment and Forest on industrial units functioning in the vicinity of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

The United States lead recycling industry will spend hundreds of millions of dollars to comply with tightening environmental rules but the pressure of rising costs eventually may force some output

But discharge of hazardous waste continues in it

‘Games organisers toeing company line'

There were fresh calls on Thursday for an independent inquiry into Dow Chemical's controversial sponsorship of the London Olympics after Meredith Alexander, a leading environmentalist, resigned from the Games' ethics committee — the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 — protesting against Dow's links with the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster and accusing the organisers of “toeing” the company's line.

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