The Tamil Nadu government will implement a Rs 150 crore project to prevent pollution of Noyyal river in Tirupur, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said today.

PMK youth wing leader and Dharmapuri MP Anbumani Ramadoss has called for the resignation of Tamil Nadu environment minister K C Karuppannan, over the latter's comments on pollution in Noyyal river.

Tirupur: Following reports of dyeing units letting out effluents into Noyyal river, a team of officials from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board inspected the river and Manickapuram irrigation t

It's that time of the year when devotees make a beeline to Velliangiri Hills in the Boluvampatti forest range of Western Ghats for the darisanam of Lord Shiva.

There looks to be no reprieve for River Noyyal from pollution with industrial effluents still finding its way into the watercourse in large quantities especially when the skies open up.

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.

Coimbatore: The state government's allocation of 24 crore for desilting of Noyyal river has come as a fillip for the river restoration efforts.

Chennai: As the Centre unveiled projects worth 2,000 crore on Thursday to clean the polluted Ganga, a city-based firm is gearing to take part in the ambitious campaign.

Farmers in the region have approached the State Government with a plea for formation of monitoring committees in each of the four districts: Erode, Tirupur, Coimbatore and Karur, for reviving Noyya