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It seems the government is finally waking up to the increasing level of pollution in Rawal Dam, as only recently the departments concerned have filed a record number of 430 cases against the polluters.

According to official documents, the Pakistan Environment Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) has filed cases in the environment tribunals seeking heavy fines on those responsible for contaminating the d

ONGCOil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the country

Julia Kollewe

BP's bill for containing and cleaning up the oil spill has reached nearly $10 billion, as the U.S.

For the past five years Hyderabad has been trying to clean the Hussain Sagar Lake, separating the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh. The efforts suffered yet another blow on June 20 when the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) denied permission to dredge the mouths of four nalas releasing waste water into the lake and to dispose it of at a nearby quarry.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Mumbai Port Trust

 Rahi Gaikwad

Mumbai: The closure of the Mumbai port and the suspension of cargo movement into the city have sparked fears of fuel shortage in Maharashtra. The port was closed on Sunday, a day after merchant vessel MSC Chitra collided with m.v.

Several US government agencies are preparing a criminal probe of at least three companies involved in the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, though it could take more than a year before any charges are filed, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

A New Orleans federal judge lifted the six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed by President Barack Obama following the largest oil spill in US history. Drilling services shares jumped on the news.

THE issue of mercury leak in the eco-sensitive Pambar Shola forest in Kodaikanal from Hin dustan Lever's thermometer factory was firs brought to notice in 2001 by factory workers and environmental groups.