It is well known that 50-60% of power generated in India is from thermal power stations. These thermal power plants use coal as a fuel. The high ash content of these coals pose a serious problem to the environment. The flyash production rate is about 25 million tonne for every 5 year.

A black countdown in West Bengal, India

The Bush-administration is under fresh legal assault over the us Environment Protection Agency's (epa's ) recent mercury emission cut norms for coal-fired power plants. Eleven states filed a

Scientists have detected an overload of radioactive compounds in the flyash in villages surrounding the 1,260 megawatt Kolaghat Thermal Power Station in West Bengal's Midnapur district. In

Has the Union ministry of environment and forests laid malicious siege to Dahanu taluka, in Maharashtra s Thane district?

A thermal power plant (TPP) is threatening to snuff out the 100-year-old livelihood of farmers in Maharashtra's Dahanu taluka. It is alleged that pollution from the unit has led to a steady decline

A row is raging in the us over reports that the Bush administration meddled in a policy proposed to tackle the last uncontrolled source of mercury pollution

India dithers on cleaner coal technologies. But it has the technology to help the thermal power sector clean up its act

Will the targets set for utilising flyash by power plants be met?

The Brazilian government has decided against installing a new nuclear reactor at its Angra dos Reis nuclear complex. Instal