The recent increase in nanoparticle (P25 TiO2 NPs) usage has led to concerns regarding their potential implications on environment and human health. The food chain is the central pathway for nanoparticle transfer from lower to high trophic level organisms. The current study relies on the investigation of toxicity and trophic transfer potential of TiO2 NPs from marine algae Dunaliella salina to marine crustacean Artemia salina.

Of the 12 manufacturers at Thuvakudi, six have shut shop

Trichy: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited have bagged six national awards from National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) for Best Environmental Excellence in Cement Plant, Best Electr

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of S. Duraisamy Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 07/12/2017 regarding pollution caused by Srivalli Sago Factory, Vazhapadi Taluk, Selam District, Tamil Nadu. The reply filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board states that when the unit was inspected on 12.09.2017, it was found that the unit was not in operation but the unit has established the ETP in the premises. NGT disposes of the Application with the direction that the unit will not operate the unit without the required consent.

CHENNAI: In a bid to phase out free power and promote the use of renewable energy, the Tamil Nadu government is pushing for the adoption of solar pumps for agriculture, by offering 90% subsidy to t

The two operating units of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant have reached full generating capacity of 2000MW, as both units recorded 1000MW of electricity generation for the first time.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of D. Ramamoorthy Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 06/12/2017 regarding ground water extraction, processing or packaging of drinking water being undertaken in Survey No.177/2, Sivan Koil Street, Tharapakkam, Sriperumbudur Taluk, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. NGT disposes of this Application as the unit run by Sharvantika Minerals, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu is closed and nothing survives in the Application.

Renewable power producers asked to pay all wheeling, transmission, cross-subsidy charges

Coimbatore: A concerted effort is on to enforce the ban on use of plastics in wedding halls. Coimbatore corporation imposed the ban in October and enforced segregation of waste in the halls.

MADURAI: Every source from which man has increased his power on earth has been used to diminish the prospects of his successors.

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