Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of T.S. Sekar On behalf of the general public of Thippampatti Kattuvalavu Konnur Post, Mettur Taluk, Salem District Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/09/2015 regarding pollution caused by Madras Aluminium Company Limited (MALCO),Salem, Tamil Nadu.

The applicant seeks a direction for the industry to take appropriate pollution control measures to prevent red mud dust pollution from damaging the nearby residential houses, agricultural lands and water bodies.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Chinnapaiyan, Edappadi Taluk,Vs.Member Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board, Chennai dated 04/09/2015 regarding illegal dredging / quarrying of Veppampatti lake having an extent of 350 acres of land (approximately 120 hectares) from which water overflows through channels into the Sarabanga river.

SALEM: A team of officials from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) collected water samples from the River Cauvery near Mettur dam in Salem district on Monday, after fishermen found dead fis

More than 50,000 malaivembu seedlings were distributed to private farms

Diabetes and hypertension is affecting at an alarming rate in both rural and urban populations in India and very few studies had been carried out among the tribal population. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence rate of type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension and its associated risk factors among the tribal population in Salem District in Tamil Nadu.

Indiscriminate dumping of waste remains unchecked

People can approach village panchayat or block development office

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of K.Ayyamuthu & Others Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 17/06/2014 regarding land acquisition by Coke Oven Plant Project in Mettur, Salem District, Tamil Nadu.

Increasing the forest and vegetation covers could mitigate the global warming and its allied problems. In this study, Bambusa vulgaris raised in 3/4 of an acre of a farm land in Aaarupatti village of Dharmangalam Taluk of Salem District in Tamil Nadu, India mustered profit for a farmer. The trained farmer planted 111 seedlings during 2004 and obtained 1050 culms with the net income of Rs. 52, 500 per annum. This was made possible as the Forestry Extension Centre, Salem District trained the farmer for bamboo cultivation and also educated about its utility value.

Stating that the untreated solid waste were dumped in open causing environmental hazardousness, a resolution was passed in the Grama Sabha meeting at Chettichavadi Panchayat here on Sunday seeking