More than 100 schools in Malaysia have been closed after the dumping of toxic waste into a river caused hundreds of people to fall ill, including many children, authorities said.

Over the past three years, Hubei Xingfa Chemicals Group Co Ltd has shut down about one-third of its production capacity and four chemical waste discharge flues along the Yangtze River.

Simondium residents picket over uncollected refuse, clean water and threat of eviction

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) wrote to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Tuesday, calling upon it to allot plots of land at Sonia Vihar and Ghonda Gujran to the corporation to

NEW DELHI: National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to resolve disputes at the administrative level while disposing of a plea by the civic body seeking land t

The average South African generates about 1 tonne of waste a year and, according to the National Waste Information Baseline 2011, will throw about 900 times their adult body weight of waste in thei

PANCHKULA: Acknowledging that garbage segregation is crucial for Panchkula, the civic body here plans to train its residents. Presently, not a lot of people are serious about this key issue.

Officials say it will help board manage waste in a better manner and ensure proper disposal

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajankumar B. Solanki M/s AYM Syntex Ltd. & Others dated 11/03/2019 regarding discharge of untreated effluents by an industry in river Kotar in Village Sayli in Silvasa, Dadar and Nagar Haveli. The industry is engaged in manufacturing synthetic and nylon based yarns and discharging untreated effluents into the river. The river in question meets Daman Ganga River which has been identified as a polluted river stretch by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 11/03/2019 regarding pollution of river Ashwani Khad which was supplying drinking water to Shimla city in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The matter was taken up to consider the allegation that solid waste was being dumped into the drains which are joining Ashwani Khad illegally.