About 70 people were taken ill after a sulphuric acid leak at a chemical company in California late on Monday, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vajubhai Arsibhai Dodiya Ors. Vs Gujarat PCB Ors. dated 31/10/2013 on the accident at Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd. The applicants submit that on the night of 1st May, 2011, an accident took place in the cement plant due to which poisonous dust and powder spread over the nearby areas. The said accident was so severe that poisonous gas, cement dust had spread over the nearby area and destroyed all the agricultural products grown in the nearby vicinity of the cement company.

The owner of the detergents factory responsible for emitting ammonia gas which left 72 area residents in hospital on Tuesday, has agreed to shift the facility to Kalutara.

Initial investigations conducted by the Piliyandala police have revealed that ammonia gas which leaked from a factory in Piliyandala causing 72 persons to be hospitalised had been formed due to an

Forty employees of a chemical factory and 30 persons residing in the neighbourhood were admitted to hospital following a gas leak at the factory in Piliyandala early yesterday.

A toxic gas leak from a factory in a suburb of Sri Lankan capital prompted authorities to close the factory on Tuesday after more than 70 factory workers and residents near the factory were hospita

The Kerala government has decided to appeal against two national green tribunal orders that said that the government should take note and adhere to the recommendations of the Western Ghats Expert Ecology Panel (WGEEP) report while approving private and commercial development in eco-sensitive zones. Read more in this September 2013 edition of the Monthly India State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.

The death toll in August 23 fire at the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd's (HPCL) refinery here rose to 23 with four more workers succumbing to their injuries on Sunday.

Visakhapatnam: The death toll in the massive fire at state-run Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) refinery-cum-petrochemical complex here has risen to 14 with three more workers succumbing to burn injuries

Three decades after the gas leak disaster, the abandoned Union Carbide plant still continues to pose a serious threat to the people of Bhopal as almost every study done so far to measure the impact