New Delhi: The government is building interceptors, industries continue to discharge harmful effluents and people are walking from Mathura to Delhi: all for the sake of reviving a dead river.

In a move that will give the better and cleanear environment agenda a boost, the reach of Euro-IV fuel (diesel and petrol) will be expanded to seven more cities in the current financial year. This less polluting fuel was launched about a year ago in 13 cities.

Ethanol blending with petrol has resumed after more than a year. Last week, sale of blended petrol started in Bangalore, Mathura and parts of Gujarat.

Tale of a highway. This is what a Rs.11,000 cr road looks like, with the blood of farmers on it

THE TAJ Expressway, now known as the Yamuna Expressway, certainly lives up to its first name for its ambition and grandeur.

LAND acquisition protests in Uttar Pradesh refused to die down even though the government claimed to have resolved the issue during the wee hours of Tuesday. The protests over the Yamuna Expressway, being built by the JP group, which started on Saturday and has since claimed four lives in Aligarh and Mathura moved to Agra on Tuesday.

LUCKNOW: Metered water supply is going to be introduced in seven cities of Uttar Pradesh with the user charges being determined by the quantum of water used by the consumers. The system aims at checking the wastage of water. The seven cities are Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Varanasi, Allahabad, Meerut and Mathura.

A monitoring investigation has been carried out in selected areas of northern India, viz. Agra, Mathura, Firozabad and Bharatpur. It reveals that Noise Level Standards and Guidelines are notified in the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 are yet to be compiled at almost all areas, particularly during night hours.

A deep breath, an upward thrust of the head and before you can blink Bali disappears into water, only his feet stick out for a brief moment. As an employee of the Mathura Municipality Bali was involved in cleaning the Yamuna during the 1980s. Out of job, he has now turned into an opportunistic

A damning SC verdict led to Mathura Refinery putting in place many green measures

IN 1984, a writ petition filed in the I SC by environmental lawyer M.C. I Mehta named Mathura Refinery, a psu located in the Taj zone, along with other small industries and foundries for causing "acid rain", which led to corroding the surface of the Taj Mahal.

The concept paper describes the problems of the city of Agra and the anxeityy of the Hon'ble Supreme Court articulated in the various orders passed in connection with the Writ Petition (Civil) No. 13381/84-M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others. The paper also goes on to describe the various projects of the Taj Protection Mission.