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BP oil spill offers clues on air pollution: Study
REUTERS
Times of India , Friday, March 11, 2011

WASHINGTON: The BP oil spill that sent 4 million barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico last year also created air pollution, and studying this pollution gave scientists clues into how these conta ...More


Disease stalks villages around cement plants Pollution board, JP and Ambuja firms to blame: Study
Ambika Sharma
The Tribune , Monday, March 07, 2011

Solan, March 6 With the detection of particles of several heavy metals far exceeding the safe limits in an air sample taken from the villages around two cement plants — JP Cements and Ambuja Cements ...More


Schools impress with eco projects
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Wednesday, March 02, 2011

BANGALORE: K.K. High School, Varthur and Sri Vani Education Centre (SVEC), Basaveshwarnagar, have won the first and second places respectively at the Bangalore chapter of the T.N. Khoshoo Ecology and ...More


Environment Ministry gets tough on Tata Camelot
Ruchika M Khanna
The Tribune , Sunday, February 27, 2011

Chandigarh, February 26 The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has toughened its stand over granting clearance to the multi-tower high-rise Tata Camelot project proposed to come up next to th ...More


Environment Ministry gets tough on Tata Camelot
TNS
The Tribune , Sunday, February 27, 2011

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has toughened its stand over granting clearance to the multi-tower high-rise Tata Camelot project proposed to come up next to the Sukhna Lake here. For ...More


SC wants new report on Sterlite smelter
Nikhil Kanekal
Live Mint , Saturday, February 26, 2011

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) to submit a fresh pollution report on the Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd’s copper smel ...More


State asked to curb pollution
The Hindustan Times , Friday, February 18, 2011

The Parliamentary standing committee on environment, science and technology, during its visit to the city on Thursday, expressed concerns over increasing pollution in Mumbai, asking the state and loca ...More


Air pollution kills 3,000 a year in Capital
Chetan Chauhan
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, February 13, 2011

Heart attacks, asthma, respiratory diseases and cancer caused by air pollution kill at least 3,000 Delhiites every year. And those who live 500 metres of the two Ring Roads are the worst affected. A ...More


Biodiversity loss will be factored into GDP from 2015, says Jairam
Business Line , Friday, February 11, 2011

New Delhi, Feb. 10: Loss of biodiversity due to developmental pressures would be taken into consideration while calculating the country's economic growth starting 2015, said the Environment Minist ...More


Growth versus environment?
Vinod Thomas
The Hindu , Thursday, February 10, 2011

The reality is that it will not be possible to sustain high growth in the coming years without environmental care. The universal drive for higher incomes in the face of mounting environmental destr ...More


CSE lambasts govt's air pollution report
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Environment minister Jairam Ramesh had blamed subsidised diesel for causing air pollution but his own ministry had given it a clean chit saying major cause of ambient pollution in cities was roadside ...More


HC gives green signal to Gurgaon metro project
Saurabh Malik / Tribune News Service
The Tribune , Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Chandigarh, January 31 The Rail Metro Rapid Gurgaon (RMRG) project, which is to connect Gurgaon residents with the Delhi metro, is back on track. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a pet ...More


‘All environment laws to be reviewed’
Rashme Sehgal
The Asian Age , Thursday, January 27, 2011

Under pressure from large corporate houses, environment minister Jairam Ramesh admits his ministry is in the process of reviewing all the major environmental laws of the country. Amongst the laws set ...More


CPCB, TN pollution board seem to differ on Sterlite's Tuticorin smelter
Business Standard , Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Unlike the cannot-be-allowed stand of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board on the copper smelting unit of Sterlite Industries at Tuticorin, the Central Pollution Control Board seems to take a differ ...More


Discovery of how pollution damages airways raises new hope
Agencies
The Indian Express , Saturday, January 22, 2011

Scientists have discovered how nano particles from diesel exhaust damage airway cells of human lungs, a finding they claim could lead to new therapies for people susceptible to airway diseases. The ...More


Discovery of how pollution damages airways raises new hope
Agencies
The Indian Express , Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Scientists have discovered how nano particles from diesel exhaust damage airway cells of human lungs, a finding they claim could lead to new therapies for people susceptible to airway diseases. The ...More


Treading on hot coals: Does the immediate solution lie outside?
Ambuj Sagar
The Economic Times , Friday, January 07, 2011

In recent days, there has been much discussion about the decision of the ministry of environment and forests to impose go/no-go zones for coal mining to protect forested land from the depredations of ...More


Al Gore urges China, US to build greener cities
AFP
Times of India , Friday, January 07, 2011

BEIJING: Former US vice president Al Gore said Thursday China and the United States -- the world's biggest polluters -- should work on designing greener cities as part of their efforts to tackle clima ...More


Treading on hot coals: Does the immediate solution lie outside?
Ambuj Sagar
Times of India , Friday, January 07, 2011

In recent days, there has been much discussion about the decision of the ministry of environment and forests to impose go/no-go zones for coal mining to protect forested land from the depredations of ...More


Al Gore urges China, US to build greener cities
AFP
Times of India , Friday, January 07, 2011

BEIJING: Former US vice president Al Gore said Thursday China and the United States -- the world's biggest polluters -- should work on designing greener cities as part of their efforts to tackle cli ...More


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