The people of Bichhri , a village

almost four million litres of used engine oil seeped into the soil and conta

Villagers from Ankleshwar in Gujarat showed samples of con

Despite protests, a tainted company tries to set up a fungicide unit

residents of Tannery Road in Bangalore are facing a potable water crisis because tanneries located in the area are

The Union Carbide India Ltd. (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, which used to manufacture (among other products) the pesticide Sevin (carbaryl) gained world-wide recognition as a result of the tragic chemical disaster on the night of 2-3rd December

In May 1999, Greenpeace International, along with the Bhopal-based NGOs Bhopal Group for Information and Action and Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Udyog Sanghatana, carried out an investigation of the former UCIL site. Samples of soil were collected both from areas once used for waste disposal, and around the former Sevin plant, where a ruptured and leaking storage tank was found.

The natural contamination of drinking water by arsenic needs to be urgently addressed.

Environmentally hazardous backyard smelting units swell as multinationals fail to recycle used batteries

It is a crime. Numerous factories deliberately inject untreated effluents directly into the ground, contaminating underground aquifers. Down To Earth got samples