HC upholds quashing of TNPCB Member-Secretary's appointment

The Madras High Court on Friday upheld a single Judge's order quashing the appointment of K Karthikeyan as Member-Secretary of Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on grounds that he faced vigilance and departmental proceedings.

INO will cause major environmental damages in Theni: Medha Patkar

Noted social activist Medha Patkar today joined hands with MDMK leader Vaiko to oppose the proposed neutrino observatory project in Theni district, claiming that it would cause large-scale environmental damages.

Experts panel on Sterlite`s smelter plant to submit report April 29

The National Green Tribunal Thursday set up an experts committee to inspect the controversial copper smelter plant of Sterlite Industries in Tuticorin and submit its report April 29.

Supreme Court backs pollution board`s powers: MDMK

The MDMK, in a statement here on Monday, asserted that the Supreme Court has corroborated the powers of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board to issue orders against polluting firms.