New guidelines on use of groundwater may lead to the shutting down of many of the 1,800-odd bottling companies in the country.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Krishankant Singh Hoon Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 09/11/2015. M/s Yogesh Paper Mill and M/s Neeraj Paper Mill have been found to be polluting and even operating without the consent of the Board.

The United States’ shares of global industrial roundwood production and derivative products have declined precipitously since the 1990s. We evaluate the extent of these declines compared with those of major producing countries from 1961 to 2013. We find that the US global share of industrial roundwood peaked at 28% in 1999 but by 2013 was at 17%, with the decline attributable to a combination of cyclical factors and long-run trends.

Paper industries in Sathyamangalam taluk have been instructed to put in place preventive measures to block discharge of untreated effluent outside their premises.

Indonesia is investigating 10 firms over worsening forest fires that have created a blanket of smog over Southeast Asia, threatening them with sanctions if they are found responsible, a government

An Uttar Pradesh paper mill has told the National Green Tribunal that they have decided to immediately shut down their operations in the wake of the Central Pollution Control Board's direction to c

Arunachal Pradesh will soon ink Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) and Hindustan Paper Corporation to help potential bamboo growers in the state.

The law and policy frameworks for allocation or reallocation of water to different uses, or within a category of use, remain underdeveloped in India. This paper intends providing a starting point for a conversation on the law and policy dimensions of inter-sectoral water allocation. Focusing on a specific inter-sectoral water allocation conflict in Rajsamand District, Rajasthan, it illustrates gaps in the existing law and policy frameworks and highlights multiple issues that need to be addressed.

One of the world's largest pulp and paper manufacturers has today (13 August) pledged to immediately retire some of its commercial plantation areas in a bid to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramaa Shyama Papers Ltd. Vs. Smt. Sunaina Singh & Ors. dated 11/08/2015 regarding pollution caused by Ramaa Shyama Papers Ltd., Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.

The Tribunal also noted in the order that "the question of paying environmental compensation for the past pollution, if any, caused by the industry does arise in this Application." The industry would get their remediation plan for reclamation of soil below the low lying area prepared by the IIT falling within the concerned jurisdiction.