GURUGRAM: Air quality has entered the ‘very poor’ level in Gurugram in the last 48 hours, as wind speed increased due to dust storm conditions in neighbouring areas.

Days after Kiri Afghana’s Chadha Sugar Mills entered troubled waters, the situation turned bitter for it with the Punjab Government slapping an unprecedented fine of Rs 5crores as “environmental co

People from affected villages attend EIA meeting of Chanakha-Korata barrage

For over a month now, these vans with monitoring equipments fitted inside, have been idly stationed at the entrance of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board office on Church street.

NEW DELHI: Being at the centre of controversy since it was proposed in 1995, the four lakh tonne capacity of smelting plant of Sterlite at Tuticorin was rejected by three states – Gujarat, Goa and

Order of the Madras High Court regarding environmental clearance granted to Sterlite Industries Limited and which is carrying on construction activities on the site for the proposed Copper Smelter Unit II at SIPCOT, Tuticorin. The clearance has, according to the petitioner, been obtained by Vedanta, without the conduct of a public hearing and the requirement for such hearing had been waived on the incorrect representation of Vedanta that Unit II was to be located in Phase II of SIPCOT Industrial Park that had itself been granted approval.

The manifesto had also promised that Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) will be made ‘accountable’ to take strict action against ‘industries disposing industrial toxic waste into water bodies, r

Anti-Sterlite protest: Protesters at the site have cited pollution from the copper plant, including issues relating to disposal of copper waste and effluents from the operational unit, demanding it

Up to Rs 1-cr fine on cards

Bathinda: Concerned over the change of colour of water in the Rajasthan canal and Sirhind feeder, which has put the ecology in danger, social activists and public representatives have joined hands

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