Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Navroz Mody Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding remediation of mercury contamination on account of manufacture of thermometers by M/s Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu. The applicant, a local resident, moved this Tribunal on 25.01.2017 objecting to the remediation work undertaken by HUL. It was also prayed that remediation procedures should be as per applicable guidelines in standards. The matter was considered with regard to the standard to be applied.

Four new fish species have been found in Kerala, the college professor who made the discovery has said.

The photograph of a Sabarimala pilgrim drinking pipe water beside the jungle river contaminated with toxic waste shows the mess that 'Kaanana Kshetram' has turned into.

The tribunal has also ordered KGS Group, the promoters of the project, to stop all the construction activities going on at the project

The government today said it has sanctioned a project for cleaning of Pamba river under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP).

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said that the Supreme Court judgement on interlinking of rivers will not apply to Kerala or its rivers.

Replying to questions from the media at his weekly Cabinet briefing here on Wednesday, the Chief Minister said the verdict was applicable only to concurring States.

The proposed IWRM Roadmap for the Pamba River Basin has been developed under the APSF (Action Plan Support Facility) Project financed by the European Union. The Pamba Pilot Project’s aim was to deliver “Policy Support to Integrated River Basin Management” and to contribute to the continuing EU-India policy dialogue in the water sector.

Union Environment Minister writes to Chief Minister on the issue.
KOCHI: The death of pilgrims at Pulmedu could have been avoided had the Sabarimala master plan been implemented in a

The APSF -Environment project is supporting the Government of Kerala and its Pamba River Authority in producing an IWRM Roadmap for the Pamba River, with the aim of producing a replicable model for river basin management of intra-state rivers in India.

Asha Prakash