Report filed by the Environmental Engineer, Kerala State Pollution Control Board, District Office, Thrissur in Application No. 20 of 2016 (Southern Zone). The matter related to pollution of groundwater due to the operation of electroplating units, Edakkunni, Thrissur district, Kerala.

Judgement of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Elko Properties And Developers Private Limited Vs The District Geologist, Department of Mining And Geology, Thrissur District & Others dated 04/04/2018 regarding refusal on the part of Department of Mining and Geology to accept the application of the Elko Properties for issuance of transit passes, so as to extract ordinary earth for building purposes citing the necessity of an environmental clearance certificate.

Judgement of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Udayakumar P. K. Vs Puthur Grama Panchayat & Others dated 15/02/2018 regarding pollution caused by industries engaged in the business of powder coating on aluminium products and anodizing and colouring of aluminium products respectively, Thrissur, Kerala.

A study on the physiology of root parasitism in sandal (Santalum album L.) was conducted by comparing a six-year-old sandal grown alone and along with a host (Casuarina equisetifolia). Although maximum haustorial connections were observed when grown along with the host, sandal formed haustorial connections with plants including grass up to a distance of 3 m. Anatomical studies on haustoria indicated a vascular connectivity between the host and sandal.

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Renowned environmentalist Sunita Narain today flayed the CPI(M)-led LDF government's decision to implement a hydro-power project at ecologically fragile Athirappilly in Thrissur district of Kerala.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Thressiamma Mathew Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution of Chalakudy river by Nitta Gelatin India Limited, Thrissur District, Kerala.

Some of the directions issued by NGT are the following: 

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of NGI Action Council Vs Nitta Gelatin Inc. & Others dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution caused by the industry Nitta Gelatin India Ltd. It is contended that the industry releases everyday 25.08 tonnes of chlorides and 43.89 tonnes of total dissolved solids (TDS) into the Chalakkudy river along with other chemical and industrial effluents.

Rs.76-crore river revival mission of Rural Development Department remains on paper

A survey of the kole wetlands in Thrissur and Malappuram districts found a decline in the number of birds.

Order of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Elikutty vs The District Geologist dated 05/12/2015 regarding quarrying permit for extraction of ordinary earth in connection with the construction of residential buildings including flats or commercial buildings having a plinth area of 300 square metres.