After successful implementation of the compact fluorescent lamps scheme to save electricity, the Delhi Government is finding it difficult to find an agency for the disposal of the CFL lamps.

The Environment Department of Delhi Government has written to civic bodies-New Delhi Municipal Council and Municipal Corporation of Delhi to make arrangement for disposal of CFL lamps immediately.

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New Delhi: The shipbreaking yards of Alang have once again been hit by controversy with the anchoring of an allegedly contaminated ship from the US.

Beijing: Authorities in western China

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We found staggeringly high levels of lead in virtually all samples we checked

When paint companies were asked about their plans to phase out lead, three responded by doing so in months.

The massive use of pesticides in almost all cereals, vegetables and crop fields has been proved harmful to environment, ecological balance and human health, sources said.

The extensive use of pesticides in almost all cereals, vegetables and crops field has been proved harmful to human health.

Pesticides are used in pumpkin, guava, blackberry, ladies finger, palk, calery, water melon, pulse, brinjal, chilli, bitter gourd, beans, potato, tomato, cauliflower,, cabbage, jackfruits and many other vegetables.

Beijing: Lead pollution from a newly opened and unlicensed manganese smelter has poisoned more than 1,300 children in southeastern China