Order of the Madras High Court (Suo Motu W.P. (MD) No. 17508 of 2020 regarding Amaravathi river pollution dated 02/12/2020.

The matter dealt with discharge of untreated effluents from the dyeing units and other companies into the river Amaravathi - polluting the entire river.

Justice N. Kirubakaran and Justice B. Pugalendhi noted that throughout the country, the industries were polluting the water bodies by letting in untreated industrial effluents. Many of the water bodies were completely polluted and they have become sewage channels.

Trichy: As a few of the borewells supplying drinking water to Karur town go dry by further deepening water crisis over the past few weeks, Karur municipality has been identifying places for digging

Madurai sizzles at 41 degree Celsius; Chennai records 36.9

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of S. Selvakumar Vs Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding running of M/s.Vinayaka Hot Mix Plant at Karudayampalayam Village, Karur District, Tamil Nadu. NGT Southern Bench disposed of the Application as the unit is not being operated and even the machineries stand dismantled. The unit in fact informed the TNPCB that they will not establish the unit without obtaining prior consent from the Board.

Trichy: Over 340 activists of Cauvery Protection Movement including CPI leader R Nallakannu were arrested by police in Karur on Wednesday while protesting against illegal sand mining being carried

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of K. K.Subramaniam & Others Vs Loss of Ecology (Prevention & Payment of Compensation) Authority & Others dated 26/08/2016 regarding loss of agricultural yield (Thoppampaptti Village, Thennilai keezh Bhavani Ayacut, Aravakurichi Taluk, Karur District, Tamil Nadu) due to the pollution of the river Noyyal caused by the bleaching and dyeing Units in Tirupur area.

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has issued notices and is monitoring the mercerising units located on the banks of the Noyyal in the district.

Two patients from Karur, including a 12-year-old boy, have tested positive for H1N1 influenza. They have been admitted to the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital (MGMGH) here. While P.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Tamil Nadu HDPE Knitted Fabrics Manufacturers Association Vs Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee & Others dated 15/12/2015 regarding certain industries involved in the illegal sale of hazardous waste materials to the public by misusing the export quota.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zonal Bench, Chennai) in the matter of Karur Maavata Nilathadi Neer Pathugapu Matrum Saayakazhival pathikapatta Vivasayigal Sangam, Karur Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/11/2015 regarding dumping/storing of lime sludge and other industrial wastes in S. F. No. 176/1 and 177/ 2 & 3, Karupampalayam Village, Karur District, Tamil Nadu.