Environ, a group of environmental management for sustainable development, has started an awareness programme on environmental hazards of electronic waste under the ‘Digital India Initiative’.

Society of Pollution and Environmental Conservation Scientists (SPECS) yesterday announced that the waters of the Suswa river in Dehradun were highly toxic and harmful for both human use and wildli

HYDERABAD: Is the government doing enough to protect water bodies from metal contamination or even to detect said pollution?

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contaminated Drinking Water, 06/04/2017.

Kadoma — Studies have revealed high traces of mercury metal in women's breast milk and fish in the gold mining areas of Kadoma and Chakari, exposing to risk the lives of children and people in surr

The parliamentary Committee on Budget has promised to set aside funds in the 2017-18 financial year to resolve the problem of high fluoride content in water consumed in Naivasha.

A study conducted by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) shows that artisans at the Suame Magazine in Kumasi – reputed to be Africa’s largest metal fabrication enclave, a

Recent comparative product testing by city-based Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC), found traces of pesticides and heavy metals in six supposedly-organic brands of rice.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Water, 07/02/2017. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) carries out groundwater quality assessment and monitoring across the country. Based on such assessment, locations in excess of permissible limits, as prescribed by Bureau of Indian Standards, have been identified which are given in the annexure.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Chemical Contamination in Drinking Water, 06/02/2017. As reported by the States into the Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of the Ministry as on 3 Feb 2017, the names of 100 districts belong to 13 States where high incidence of drinking water contamination found is given in Annexure.

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