The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board’s drive against illegal dyeing units that discharge effluents into River Cauvery at Tiruchengode Taluk in Namakkal resumed on Wednesday.

Action taken following complaints by local people

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) personnel removed 10 jiggers and the three illegal dyeing units that were using them at Samayasangili in Pallipalayam Union, Tiruchengode Taluk, on Thursday.

Observing that "there is overwhelming public interest in favour" of the natural gas pipline project of GAIL India Ltd, the Madras high court on Monday quashed a Tamil Nadu government order which pu

The Madras High Court on Monday gave the green signal for implementation of GAIL India Ltd.’s natural gas pipeline project which is to pass through seven districts in the State.

A new climate change study released by Anna University predicts a 3.5 degree Celsius temperature rise in Tamil Nadu by the end of this century.

Environmental clearances granted last year to Public Works Department for sand quarrying in 21 places on the river beds of Coleroon and Cauvery are now under the scrutiny of the National Green Trib

“There is no sand mining in the 20 mining points along the stretch of River Cauvery since Sunday as the flood has made sand mining impossible.

The Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project (TNHSP) on Wednesday conducted a review meeting on biomedical waste disposal in secondary care government hospitals in seven districts of Western Tamil Nadu.

Officials from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) demolished 12 illegal dyeing units near Pallipalayam in Tiruchengode Taluk on Monday. The drive was carried out from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“Houses in rural pockets should also implement rainwater harvest to improve ground water level”, Collector D. Jagannathan said.