THE Delhi administration has decided to relocate 80,000 industrial units that were closed down for functioning in non-conforming areas following a 1996 Supreme Court order. The new site in west Delhi

More than 39,000 industrial units in Delhi got a breather recently when the Supreme Court agreed to stay the shifting of these units until the Delhi government draws up an action plan for their

Continuing its drive to clean Delhi's air, the Supreme Court of India passed a stern ruling early this month ordering the closure of 513 hazardous industrial units by January 31 next year if they

• The municipal corporation of Shimla has finalised a Rs 7.5 crore integrated waste management plan for the town. Under the plan, separate arrangement will be made for the disposal of solid

A public interest petition in the Supreme Court to shift industries from the Taj Trapezium, based on a report forwarded by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, opens up a Pandora"s box of objections to experts" ways of tackling the

The controversy began in 1973 as a debate over the suitability of setting up the Mathura refinery (MR) about 40 km from Taj Mahal. Successive expert committees have, since then, defeated all

Controversies involving NEERI's reports did not start with the Taj case. A few instances of the institute's bungling ways are given below

The West Bengal government is finding it extremely difficult to implement interim Supreme Court orders to relocate 122 chemical industries set up in Calcutta. The SC ruling had come earlier this year

HUNDREDS of industrialists in Agra recently held a demonstration in protest against a Supreme Court order that polluting units near the Taj Mahal be relocated and tried to gherao the monumernt.

EVERY once in a few years, the authorities of the National Capital Territory of Delhi appear to notice with considerable shock that industries in the city may be polluting the city's atmosphere. When