Besides impacting our health, pollution is triggering major environmental changes.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of NGI Action Council Vs Nitta Gelatin Inc. & Others dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution caused by the industry Nitta Gelatin India Ltd. It is contended that the industry releases everyday 25.08 tonnes of chlorides and 43.89 tonnes of total dissolved solids (TDS) into the Chalakkudy river along with other chemical and industrial effluents.

The government has invited cement industries near power stations to utilise the 1.8 crore ton ash produced annually. The move will save the exchequer Rs 2,000 crore.

Galgibaga: The villagers of Galgibaga and Mashem are, once again, agitated as they fear the reclamation of the Galgibaga river, in violation of CRZ norms, will lead to massive displacement of water

The 30th national-level training course on ‘Soil, air, water pollution and mitigation strategies’ organised by the Centre of Advanced Faculty Training (CAFT), Department of Soil Science, PAU was in

Keri: A Pissurlem resident, on Saturday, filed a complaint at the office of the deputy collector of Bicholim against continued discharge of water contaminated with industrial waste into the nullah

Considering ill effects on environment due to use of harmful materials on making idols during festivals like Ganesh and Durga Puja, the Forests and Environment Department, has issued a Government a

Petroleum hydrocarbons (PHCs) are among the most prevalent sources of environmental contamination. It has been hypothesized that plant root exudation of low molecular weight organic acid anions (carboxylates) may aid degradation of PHCs by stimulating heterotrophic microbial activity. To test their potential implication for bioremediation, we applied two commonly exuded carboxylates (citrate and malonate) to uncontaminated and diesel-contaminated microcosms (10 000 mg kg−1; aged 40 days) and determined their impact on the microbial community and PHC degradation.

KOCHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the pollution control board (PCB) to inspect the secured landfill areas and effluent collection tanks at Kuzhikandom Thodu on the Eloor-Edayar

Titled 'Environmental Risk Vigilance', the initiative is envisaged to take stock of activities in connection with various aspects of environment including air, water, land, soil, minerals, wetlands

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