The Department of Environment (DoE) has sealed more than a dozen industries operating inside the Kathmandu Valley for violation of the minimum pollution standards set by the authorities.

Anadarko Petroleum Corp and its Kerr-McGee unit acted with "intent to hinder" when they spun off Tronox, the paint materials company that later went bankrupt, and should pay billions of dollars in

The dead are being denied a decent farewell and a clean resting place as sewage and effluents from nearby houses and dyeing units seep into a cemetery run by the town panchayat at Metupatti in Chin

Department of Environment (DoE) on Sunday fined two dyeing factories TK 42 lakh for polluting the Turag River, reports UNB.

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has proposed that disconnection of power supply to consumers, who violate pollution norms, be avoided.

Department of Environment on Tuesday fined two dyeing factories in Narsingdi Tk 10 lakh for violating environment laws by operating defective effluent treatment plants (ETP), reports UNB.

Lead concentration as high as 1,60,000 parts per million (ppm) was detected in a sample of 250 cans of oil-based (enamel) house paints, a study has found.

Lead, which is added to paints in order to increase its their durability, speed up their drying and maintain their appearance, is known to be a health hazard, especially for small children. The acceptable international standard is 90 ppm, based on the dry weight of the digested sample.

Kumaragiri Lake was once a major drinking water source for Salem

Upset over the continuance of pollution of Kumaragiri Lake at Ammapet in Salem city by a few polluting dyeing units of that locality, Salem Citizens Forum (SCF) has planned to organise demonstrations to condemn the alleged inaction of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) from Monday, November 4.

Filing of a criminal complaint by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board against a dyer of Karur marks a critical phase in law enforcement against polluting unit owners and consequently has rattled

The Environment Friendly Local Governance Framework 2013 that was approved by the Nepal Cabinet recently is being implemented in all local bodies from the current fiscal year. Read more in this October 2013 edition of the Monthly Nepal State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.