Visakhapatnam: Vizag, which was ranked the fifth clean city in the Swachh Bharat Survekshan conducted by the Union ministry of urban development, is finding its air pollution levels turning for the

Low cost coupled with varied use options is acting as a deterrent even for informed citizens to kick the habit, say speakers

In a major boost to Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT), the environmental committee of ministry of environment and forests has approved the expansion of the container terminal project.

In 1998, 11.72 sq kilometres of hill slopes in and around Vizag were occupied by houses and various other constructions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mantri Shyam Prasad Vs. NHAI & Ors. dated 02/03/2016. The grievance of the Applicant is that the trees are being uprooted and the greenery of the green belt is being destroyed. Counsel appearing for the NHAI submits that it is not their construction but it is being handled by the Greater Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation.

NGT directs the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation to ensure that the trees are not uprooted and the green area is not destroyed in any manner whatsoever.

VISAKHAPATNAM: You may be enjoying the long drive on Vizag-Bheemili Road that has the sea on one side and the green hills on the other, but once you take a side road from Kapuluppada village toward

The residents of Gnanapuram and Old Town areas of the city have been suffering from respiratory diseases for the last several years due to pollution but the governments seem to be indifferent to th

Visakhapatnam: The ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEF) has accorded environmental and coastal regulation zone (CRZ) clearance to AP Gas Distribution Corporation Limited (APGD

Swedish financial services group Nordea, in a report following its investigation on pharma pollution in Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam, severely criticised pharma companies and the Pollution Control Boards (PCB) of both states for wreaking environmental havoc in the two cities.

In a green-friendly initiative, Visakhapatnam Port is set to become first major port in India to produce solar power in the next few days.