|The Good Stuff — Episode 10:|
The Good Stuff
April 24th, 2013
The People Have the Power
Protecting our health from toxic pollution is too important a job to be left to scientists, govenment regulators or even professional environmental activists.
|INDIA: Sterlite Copper Closed|
March 30th, 2013
The Tamil Nadu Government has relented to public pressure and shut down Sterlite Industries' copper complex today.
|Kids fight against mercury dump|
by Tamil Nadu, Deccan Chronicle
March 16th, 2013
Twenty-five school children are demanding that the government take steps and excavate the soil polluted with mercury dumped in nearby forests by an MNC 12 years ago.
|Inhaling poison around major dumpyards|
by Sruthisagar Yamunan and Yogesh Kabirdoss, New India Express
October 29th, 2012
In May this year, Masilamani (41), a resident of a housing board colony bang opposite the Kodungiyur dumpyard, woke up with violent coughs and breathlessness.
|Gang threatens activists, farmers near Mettur|
by Special Correspondent, The Hindu
August 17th, 2012
A gang on Wednesday allegedly threatened and abused a group of activists and farmers campaigning against chemical industries causing pollution in the Cauvery, in hamlets around Gonur village at Mettur.
|India: Landmark Judgement for Environmental Justice|
May 5th, 2012
Him Parivesh Environment Protection Society, one of the petitioners in the writ petition against Jaiprakash Associates Limited which led to the historical judgement passed by the Green Bench on 4th May 2012, organised a press conference today at Nalagarh.
|INDIA: Concern over chemical storage in shut down unit|
August 4th, 2011
Workers, social activists and environmentalists have voiced concern over the safety of the “idle storage of ammonium and chloroform in two tanks” in the recently shut down SPIC Pharma unit located on the SIPCOT Industrial Estate here.
|CHENNAI: Jairam out of sync with his ministry’s line|
by Gokul Chandrasekar, Expressbuzz.com
May 5th, 2011
Responding to an Express article titled “TNPCB fudged data to push for moratorium lift in Cuddalore”, Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said that the Cuddalore moratorium was lifted solely based on an action plan submitted to the ministry by the TNPCB.