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Nashik: The Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (MACCIA) on Monday met state environment minister Ramdas Kadam and urged him to stay the government ban on plastics.

The Plastic Bottles Manufacturers’ Association met us saying they will ensure a proper buyback mechanism for smaller bottles too...” Ramdas Kadam Minister for Environment.

The association stressed that plastic itself was not a problem, but littering was the real issue that needed to be addressed.

Bank holdings in “extreme” fossil fuels skyrocketed globally to $115bn during Donald Trump’s first year as US president, with holdings in tar sands oil more than doubling, a new report has found.

PANJIM: The Centre is likely to decide the line of action in filing a review petition in the mining lease renewal matter next week subject to approval from the Attorney General of India.

The Union Environment Ministry has set emission standards for industries where nitrogen and sulphur oxides are generated as these gases are leading to increase in air pollution and affecting human health.

At least 16 per cent households in the capital still do not have access to piped water supply, states the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016 says the Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18.

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said while Gujarat had done very well in industrialisation, it would need to do some catching-up in the health and education sectors.

The Union Environment Ministry has barred Hyderabad-based consultant B S Envi Tech Pvt Ltd for one year for preparing environment impact assessment for thermal power projects without any permission

The following draft rules, which the Central Government proposes to issue in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) read with sub-rule (3) of

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