Days after Kiri Afghana’s Chadha Sugar Mills entered troubled waters, the situation turned bitter for it with the Punjab Government slapping an unprecedented fine of Rs 5crores as “environmental co

Industrial expansion in and around Ankleshwar has come to a standstill because the local effluent treatment body has not upgraded its capacity, industrial units in Ankleshwar complained to Chief Mi

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukpal Singh Khaira Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/05/2018 regarding severe pollution caused to River Beas and Satluj due to pollutants being discharged from industries which has resulted in the destruction of aquatic life, flora and fauna.

The complaint stated that there are very serious reports of grave and dangerous levels of poisonous pollution in the rivers, canals and drains has rocked the state of Punjab.

Indore: In a first, an environment impact assessment (EIA) was conducted at Meghnagar industrial area to assess the damage caused to the environment by existing chemical industries and formulate pr

NEW DELHI: Being at the centre of controversy since it was proposed in 1995, the four lakh tonne capacity of smelting plant of Sterlite at Tuticorin was rejected by three states – Gujarat, Goa and

Order of the Madras High Court regarding environmental clearance granted to Sterlite Industries Limited and which is carrying on construction activities on the site for the proposed Copper Smelter Unit II at SIPCOT, Tuticorin. The clearance has, according to the petitioner, been obtained by Vedanta, without the conduct of a public hearing and the requirement for such hearing had been waived on the incorrect representation of Vedanta that Unit II was to be located in Phase II of SIPCOT Industrial Park that had itself been granted approval.

The proposed National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) would be of "no use" as it has "not mentioned sector-specific and time-bound emission reduction targets" for industries.

Anti-Sterlite protest: Protesters at the site have cited pollution from the copper plant, including issues relating to disposal of copper waste and effluents from the operational unit, demanding it

Up to Rs 1-cr fine on cards

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