India’s petrochemical industry is adding to the burgeoning problem of plastic pollution in the country. But instead of dissuading, the Centre is encouraging it, a new report by Delhi-based think-tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has said. The production of polymers (plastic) by the petrochemicals industry is on the rise, as is consumption, according to The Plastic Life-Cycle.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Meenavargal Membattu Sangam Vs The Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu, Chennai and Others dated 11/06/2020 regarding discharge of pollutants into the sea by M/s. Manali Petrochemical Limited, M/s Kothari Petrochemical Ltd. and M/s. Tamil Nadu Petrochemical Limited.

This brief analyses four key sectors of the manufacturing industry: iron and steel, cement, ammonia and chemicals (primarily petrochemicals), which have the highest emissions intensity of production. The analysis reveals that the opportunities to decarbonise the manufacturing sector are aplenty.

ORIX owns 49 per cent stake in IL&FS' wind portfolio, and GAIL has emerged the highest bidder for the remaining 51 per cent stake in these assets

GAIL (India) Limited has been creating awareness and inducing behavioral changes to ensure a greener and cleaner tomorrow through its movement Hawa Badlo.

A Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutch Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s execution of the Ogoni Nine, environmental protesters who fought a

A major new inquiry into oil companies operating in the Niger Delta has been launched by the Archbishop of York, John Sentamu.

Enormous concrete storage units that Shell wants to abandon in the North Sea contain radioactive waste which campaigners fear will eventually leach into the surrounding water, The Independent has l

Activists poured hundreds of litres of fake blood into the road outside Downing Street to demand action on climate change.

The controversy surrounding Ogoni clean up exercise may not have abated as civil society groups are still questioning the process being adopted by the federal authorities to remedy the sites.

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