JAMMU, Dec 2 :Jammu and Kashmir State Pollution Control Board, (SPCB) in collaboration with Association of Industries Jammu, observed

Union Ministry holds up eco clearance for various projects

Main sources of pollution are industries, municipal garbage and hospital waste

Industries agree to spend Rs.

For the past five years Hyderabad has been trying to clean the Hussain Sagar Lake, separating the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh. The efforts suffered yet another blow on June 20 when the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) denied permission to dredge the mouths of four nalas releasing waste water into the lake and to dispose it of at a nearby quarry.


Vapi: A show cause was issued to Western Railway authorities for environmental pollution at railway goods yard here.

Ranchi, July 28: At least 89 iron ore crushing units, located in mineral rich West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum and Seraikela-Kharsawan districts, will have to shut down as the state environment and forest department has decided not to renew their existing licences.

The only lesson learnt by MLAs: Scotland more stringent in enforcing pollution checks

New Delhi: Jindal Power Ltd (JPL) could be in for more trouble with the Chhattisgarh government filing legal proceedings against it for illegally starting work on its 2,400 MW thermal power project in the state.

Mumbai: Maharashtra government would soon appoint flying squads to check the disposal of e-waste, which has hazardous impact on the city's environment.

An announcement in this regard was made by minister of state for environment, Sachin Ahir in the Legislative Council last week.

THE issue of mercury leak in the eco-sensitive Pambar Shola forest in Kodaikanal from Hin dustan Lever's thermometer factory was firs brought to notice in 2001 by factory workers and environmental groups.

ARIYALUR: Collector T. Abraham convened a meeting at Jayamkondam in Ariyalur district on Tuesday to elicit opinion of the people of three villages of Amanukkuvandi, Veerachozhapuram and Pilichikuzhi in the district for the proposed exploration activity by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in these villages.