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Friday, December 20, 2013
Tens of thousands of people took to streets in Naples demanding to know whether they have been eating tainted vegetables for years. »
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September 27, 2013
As per the latest APPCB reports some of the heavy metals in the ash pond are well within the limits, says Chief Engineer
September 9, 2013
Toxic enough to have gained some Hollywood notoriety, the ‘Erin Brockovich chemical’ hexavalent chromium is among the legacies that dozens of electroplating units have left behind in the Peenya In...
May 31, 2013
The National Green Tribunal on Friday allowed UK-based Vedanta Group company, Sterlite Industries Ltd, to commence operation of its copper plant in Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu. A be...
March 5, 2013
Noor Mohammed Kunta (NMK) is as polluted as ever
November 12, 2012
Hundreds of students and residents formed a human chain against cargo handling at Chennai port
June 18, 2012
Under the Coal Science and Technology (S&T) Grant initiated in 1975, the NLC has been sanctioned Rs. 78.68 lakh
November 7, 2011
Members of the 15-member committee constituted recently by the Centre to allay the fears of local people on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project will meet the 6-member ‘expert panel' formed by the...
June 23, 2011
Canada is stalling listing of chrysotile asbestos (white asbestos) at the Conference of Parties to the Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent, meeting in Geneva, whereas India changed its s...
October 7, 2010
The toxic red sludge that inundated three Hungarian villages reached Europe’s mighty Danube River on Thursday but no immediate damage was evident, Hungary’s rescue operations agency sai...
July 31, 2010
While acknowledging that the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Petitions Committee has received several pleas from public belonging to Karur, Erode and Tirupur for taking effective measures to stop d...
September 24, 2013
Green activists are very much worried over traces of toxic substances
June 30, 2013
For decades, the Kukatpally inlet has been bringing effluents from industrial estates into the Hussainsagar lake, blatantly violating norms, ignoring the concerns of citizens and despite repeated...
March 27, 2013
The first phase will be completed by March 2014 and the second by 2015-end
January 19, 2013
More than 140 nations adopted the first legally-binding international treaty on Saturday aimed at reducing mercury emissions, capping four years of negotiations on how to set limits on the use of...
July 18, 2012
PCB raises objection to proposal of hazardous material being dumped in Jawaharnagar
March 9, 2012
Right after three reactors in northeastern Japan sank into meltdowns, the government vowed to crack down on the cozy relations between the nuclear industry and its regulators. One year later, it h...
October 20, 2011
The Centre on Thursday set up a 15-member experts group for interaction with the local people in and around the Kudankulam nuclear power plant project as part of an exercise to allay their apprehe...
June 11, 2011
The inauguration of three e-waste collection centres on Friday brings the total number of e-waste bins in the city to 10. Member of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board Vijaykumar inaugurat...
October 6, 2010
When asked if the ministry had set a deadline for clearing the project, Ramesh said, "There is no deadline for the approval of the project but since the French President is coming in December, we hope to take a decision on it before his arrival." »
July 27, 2010
The defunct Union Carbide factory has 347 metric tonnes of toxic waste which will be disposed off in the Pithampur-based Treatment Storage Disposal Facility (TSDF) in Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.