Madurai: Corporate heads signed the code for ecologically sustainable business growth evolved by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in confirmation of their voluntary commitment to work towards conserving natural resources without compromising on high and accelerated growth, in a CEOs meet organised by CII, Madurai Zone, here.

The 13th National Oil Spill Disaster Contingency Plan meeting here on Wednesday reviewed the level of preparedness of various agencies to deal with oil spill disasters.

Carbon dioxide captured from the chimneys of power stations could be safely buried underground for thousands of years without the risk of the greenhouse gas seeping into the atmosphere, a study has found.

Soaring above the Mississippi River just east of downtown Minneapolis is one remarkable concrete job. There on Interstate 35W, the St Anthony Falls Bridge carries 10 lanes of traffic on box girders borne by massive arching piers, which are supported, in turn, by footings and deep pilings.

AMGURI, March 4

Ahmedabad: Workers and their families in Vatva, Pirana, Narol prone to skin ailment, water-borne diseases

Lethal skin ailments and waterborne diseases are stalking thousands of workers and families in the industrial zones of Vatva, Pirana and Narol in the state.

Bokaro, Feb. 25: Two employees of Bokaro Steel fell unconscious after a gas leak at a steel melting shop-II this morning.

The condition of the two

Ahmedabad: After four days of breakdown in the mega pipeline in Vatva, neither Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) nor Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) have tested samples of overflowing effluent water in low-lying residential areas in the region.

Date: 08-Jan-09
Country: CANADA
Author: Jeffrey Jones

CALGARY - Environmental groups took the first step on Wednesday to convince a court to charge Canada's largest oil sands producer with the deaths of 500 ducks, an incident that brought worldwide attention to the ecological impact of the huge energy resource.

By Our Reporter

ISLAMABAD, Jan 5: Federal Minister for Environment Hameedullah Jan Afridi on Monday directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) to ensure installation of