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Industries defying environmental norms
Pradip Dash
The Pioneer , Friday, August 24, 2007

Solid wastes from industrial activities have emerged as a major environmental hazard in the State. Minerals-based industries are generating a large quantity of solid wastes, the major ones being fly a ...More


IIM-A gears up to fight global warming
Staff reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, August 22, 2007

AHMEDABAD: If global warming is the new universal concern, then the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, has already begun a drive to help develop cleantech business ventures. Cleantech is the b ...More


Pollution control board issues notice to steel mills
Staff Reporter
The Pioneer , Friday, August 17, 2007

... they were using low quality fuel to save costThe Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) has issued notices to around 30 steel re-rolling mills in Indore and Sanwer region on charges of cau ...More


New wildlife bureau to meet today
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Indian Express , Monday, August 13, 2007

The IOC has hinted that many events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics may be jeopardised because of pollution. EDWARD CODY on official experiments this week to rectify matters by taking cars off the roads ...More


Study finds acid rain's a reality
Yogesh Joshi
Hindustan Times , Monday, August 06, 2007

When it rains in Pune and Nagpur, the raindrops may not taste unusual. But weathermen who recently studied the composition of rainwater from 10 cities are worried that itís raining Ďacid rainí caused ...More


Garbage piles up in Pallipalayam Agraharam
R. Sundaram
The Hindu , Monday, July 16, 2007

ERODE: Residents of Pallipalayam Agraharam say that they have been badly affected by the unpleasant smell of garbage in their area and claim that they are developing respiratory problems as a result o ...More


Pollution board plans to make gas must for cars
Staff Reporter
Deccan Herald , Sunday, July 08, 2007

Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) is planning to make a fitting of LPG cylinders mandatory in all private and government owned four-wheeler, in Bangalore. Based on the Supreme Court ...More


Taming of the earth
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Friday, June 29, 2007

Wilderness almost non-existent on the planet, says study SAN FRANCISCO: Humans have domesticated the planet to such a degree that few untouched spots remain, researchers report in a review article p ...More


Better environment begets better health: WHO
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Thiruvananthapuram: In every country, peopleís health could be improved by reducing environmental risks including pollution, hazards in the work environment, noise, agricultural risks, climate and eco ...More


Pollution has them gasping for breath
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Friday, May 18, 2007

Symptoms of asthma alarmingly high among children ∑ Vehicles contribute to almost 60 per cent of air pollution ∑ Green tax should be imposed on car owners VISAKHAPATNAM: May 1, apart from be ...More


Forest land turns into garbage dump
Kanchan Vasdev
The Tribune , Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Ludhiana, May 15 The green belt alongside the Ludhiana-Moga highway is fast turning into a garbage dump thanks to the marriage palaces that are dumping their waste on the area even as Forest official ...More


'Fighting global warming a 'win-win' to prevent health problems'
Staff Reporter
Central Chronicle , Friday, May 04, 2007

Bangkok, May 3: Countries that start battling global warming now won't have to wait generations to see the rewards: burning cleaner fuels can yield immediate health benefits that save lives and money, ...More


Social forestry on private farms
Kunal Doley
Times of India , Monday, April 23, 2007

NAGPUR: Private farms in the state will soon have plantations by the social forestry department. The new project will come up on 50,000 acres land in 36 districts of Maharashtra this monsoon season. ...More


IIT-M study on air pollution
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Friday, April 13, 2007

Vehicular emissions `major contributor to poor air quality' CHENNAI : Indian Institute of Technology-Madras is studying the ambient air quality in the city under the `Emission Inventory and Source A ...More


All polluting units along Buddha Nallah to be closed: PPCB
Sanjeev Chopra
The Indian Express , Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Patiala, April 3: Armed with a High Court directive, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided to close all the units in Ludhiana emptying effluents in Buddha Nallah. A decision to this effect ...More


Environment pact with U.S. renewed
Special Correspondent
The Hindu , Tuesday, April 03, 2007

NEW DELHI: India and the United States on Monday renewed their five-year agreement to cooperate on environmental issues. The MoU was signed by Union Environment and Forests Minister A. Raja and U.S. ...More


Training on disposal of bio-medical waste held
Staff Reporter
The Assam Tribune , Monday, April 02, 2007

GUWAHATI, April 1 Ė To curb the spread of fatal diseases like HIV/ AIDS / Hepatitis B and Cancer, the Pollution Control Board, Assam (PCBA) organized a training programme on Bio-Medical Waste (BMW) se ...More


'Indoor' air pollution is the biggest killer
Kounteya Sinha
Times of India , Thursday, March 22, 2007

NEW DELHI: Indoor air pollution (IAP), resulting from chulhas burning wood, coal and animal dung as fuel, is claiming a shocking 500,000 lives in India every year, most of whom are women and children. ...More


Dumper trucks endanger lives, cause pollution
Bijendra Ahlawat
The Tribune , Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Faridabad, March 20 The city and parts of the rural areas of the district report many accidents due to overloaded and overspeeding dumper trucks and commercial vehicles. The movement of such vehicles ...More


Air pollution alarming in city
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Malady not confined to industrial zones but has spread to residential areas too ∑ Traffic pollution takes a heavy toll ∑ Water quality, noise levels too are abysmal HYDERABAD: Sta ...More


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