A fire that broke out at a chemical factory in Lengshuijiang, Central China's Hunan Province, on Saturday night may have put the local environment in danger, environmentalists said.

Bangladesh has far more factories engaged in the global garment business than stated by its industry and millions of people working in them are exposed to unsafe conditions, a U.S.-based study said

Five workers were hurt when a fire broke out at the Lazaro Cardenas refinery in Minatitlan in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, state oil and gas company Pemex said on Thursday.

Azeri state energy company SOCAR said that 29 workers missing after its oil platform in the Caspian Sea caught fire on Friday were feared dead, and President Ilham Aliyev declared a day of national

BHOPAL: Last Monday, just two days before the 31st anniversary of the Bhopal Gas Disaster, the Madhya Pradesh high court issued a notice to the Union government, the MP state government and medical

Govt. claiming less compensation than in 1985: Bhopal gas victims

In 1985, it asked for $3.3 billion while it is $1.2 billion now, they say

Three decades after the Bhopal gas lead killed a few thousand people overnight, the struggle continues for its survivors. A number of issues concerning the survivors of the disaster, termed the biggest industrial accident in history, seemed close to resolution this year, but none was resolved.

NGOs working for the survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy today slammed the central government for its failure to take up the UN-aided assessment of current toxic contamination at and around th

Italian energy group Eni said two people had been killed in an accident at a Sicilian plant operated by its Versalis chemical unit, prompting trade union calls for a strike to protest over working

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued directions under section 18 (1) (a) of the Water Act and the Air Act to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to ensure better imp