Researchers have discovered a compound that can reverse environmental mercury (a heavy metal) poisoning by converting it from a highly toxic, volatile and soluble organic form (as a pollutant) into

BHUBANESWAR: A day after carcasses of 18 peacocks were found at Madhupur village under Khurda forest range, a team, comprising veterinary surgeons and forest officials, on Wednesday visited the spo

BHOPAL: Thirty-one-years on, after the world's worst industrial disaster killed hundreds and maimed thousands, decision on disposal of some 330 MT of toxic waste awaits a green signal from the Supr

Three decades after the Bhopal gas lead killed a few thousand people overnight, the struggle continues for its survivors. A number of issues concerning the survivors of the disaster, termed the biggest industrial accident in history, seemed close to resolution this year, but none was resolved.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Toxics Link Vs. Union of India & Others dated 01/12/2015 regarding environment friendly disposal of CFL and recovery of mercury.

NGOs working for the survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy today slammed the central government for its failure to take up the UN-aided assessment of current toxic contamination at and around th

Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said on Wednesday.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday granted the Centre three more weeks to formulate a reply regarding its stand on declaring cigarette and bidi butts “toxic waste”.

TThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday empowered the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to shut down unauthorised auto workshops on Gagan Vihar road and challan any vehicles parked there

Groundwater in south Delhi, Gurgaon and Faridabad risks contamination by decaying municipal waste being stashed at a landfill site in the Aravalli hill area of Gurgaon.