As General Motors Corp prepares to sell its best assets to a streamlined new entity, the worst of what it owns will be auctioned off in bankruptcy court, including contaminated factory sites, parking lots in Flint, Michigan, and a nine-hole golf course in New Jersey.

In developing countries, weak environmental regulatory institutions often undermine conventional command-and-control policies. As a result, these countries are increasingly experimenting with alternative approaches that aim to leverage nonregulatory

May 27: Environmentalists are up in arms over the encroachment of wetlands. They maintain that wetlands serve to neutralise the toxins discharged through industrial effluents and domestic sewage, before letting the water
percolate down into the earth to replenish aquifers.

B Krishna Mohan / Hyderabad May 19, 2009, 0:38 IST

With consumers switching to ever newer drugs, getting licences for changing product lines is an issue.

PETER FERNANDES calls upon the people of Goa to raise their voices to ensure that industrial pollution is curbed

Dharamsala: A bag of cement costs more in Himachal Pradesh than Punjab despite the fact that a number of cement plants have come up in the state and their functioning is allegedly adversely affecting the natural resources of the state, besides causing pollution.

The state electricity board today disconnected power connection of two industrial units, Rama Steel at Jharmajri and Affi Pharmaceuticals at Thana, in the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh industrial area after these were found erring on pollution-control norms.

NGOs join hands against govt move

Over 500 environmentalists, social activists, non-governmental organisations and individuals from all over the country have come under the banner of

Acute environment pollution is prevailing at Rupganj because the industrial units at the upazila have no treatment plant of management of industrial waste. The industrial units at Rupshi, Kahina, gandarbapur Kazi para, Moikoli, Barpa Ariabo, Mashaboo and Khadon area of Rupganj upazila are dumping untreated industrial waste through canals, which is polluting the environment of the area.

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