Only the combined study of all the proposed power projects on the Konkan coastal belt, will give the real picture of the possible impact on the environmental of these plants, says the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).

The 200-km-long Konkan coastline is expected to have around 15 thermal power plants, with a capacity of around 23,000MW.

Britain said on Wednesday it would review its regulations covering offshore oil and gas drilling in the North Sea following the publication of a U.S.

ONGCOil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the country

Julia Kollewe

BP's bill for containing and cleaning up the oil spill has reached nearly $10 billion, as the U.S.

MUMBAI: The menace of oil slicks, debris and tar balls washing up along the western coastline and onto beaches is acute in south Mumbai.

State environment secretary Valsa Nair- Singh said on Monday that the Colaba coast was the second-most-affected area after the August 7 collision of two ships, which led to an oil spill in the sea.

While the Goa Government repeatedly assures that environmental concerns from the large quantities of tar balls washed ashore on several beaches in the State will be dealt with quickly, it remains clueless on combating another crisis: the ongoing disintegration of a cargo vessel that has remained grounded off the shore for a decade now.

Caught in a maze of red tape, the vessel River Princess con

Under Environment Protection Act, Penalty Can Only Go Up To 1 Lakh

New Delhi: The tar balls floating up to Goa beaches and blighting the picture-perfect tourism hotspot have again brought to the fore how weak the environment and liability laws are in India when it comes to checking maritime pollution.

The recent collision of two cargo ships off the Mumbai coast, and the consequent oil sp

MUMBAI harbour, where operations were disrupted after Saturday

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Mumbai Port Trust

 Rahi Gaikwad

Mumbai: The closure of the Mumbai port and the suspension of cargo movement into the city have sparked fears of fuel shortage in Maharashtra. The port was closed on Sunday, a day after merchant vessel MSC Chitra collided with m.v.