AROUND 300 tonnes of toxic waste still lies unattended at the former factories of Union Carbide in Bhopal.

The big increase in uranium reserves estimated in Tummalapalle in Andhra Pradesh has given a boost to prospecting efforts for new finds.

Fluoride in drinking water in Nalgonda district is no longer news. It’s been a problem for ages. What is news is the presence of uranium in the water far beyond maximum permissible levels as prescribed by international agencies.

Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) is expecting to start commercial production from the first phase of the Rs 1,100-crore uranium mining and processing facility at Cuddapah district of Andhra

An indifferent parent, dithering states and a lethargic Centre have allowed Union Carbide’s deadly waste to poison the soil and groundwater in Bhopal Oliver Twist would feel for the 350 million tonnes of toxic chemicals still sitting inside the defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal.

The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the state government not to allow the transport of 247 tonnes of toxic waste from Bhopal

Few Hyderabadis know that they consume 0.14 to 9.50 micrograms per litre of uranium when they drink water from the River Krishna.

While the amount is within the permissible limits set by the World Health Organisation, environmentalists warn that the dissolved uranium levels in water will go up once the Uranium Corporation of India Limited takes up mining in Nagarjunasagar.

A high-level panel chaired by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday cleared a project by the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) to mine uranium at village Gogi in Shahapur taluka.

Cost of development: Many suffer from serious health hazards
centre of controversy: The area where uranium mining was conducted at Gogi in Shahpur village of Yadgir district.

Jamshedpur, July 5: The forest department is trying to rope in public sector enterprises to conserve forestland and thus promote eco-tourism.

Sanjeev Kumar, the divisional forest officer (DFO) of Dhalbhum, today convened a meeting with representatives of Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL), Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL) and Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board to look into how the corporate