KOLKATA: From Tollygunge to Kidderpore and Gariahat to Amherst Street, every time you buy vegetables, fish, chicken or grocery from roadside markets, you are taking home dollops of heavy metal pois

This landmark study published in Lancer finds that toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9 millon people and cost trillions of dollars every year. Pollution kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world revealed the study.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ambar Nath Sengupta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 06/10/2017 regarding pollution of river Hooghly after immersion of idols during various Puja festivals. Further direction has been sought for against the WBSPCB to constitute a committee to conduct a scientific study to assess the impact of Plaster of Paris (in short, PoP), a powder used for making idols, on its potential to cause pollution of water and to suggest remedies therefor.

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s lead stockpiles have dropped to a “critical” level as a result of environmental inspections that have shut smelters even as demand for the metal from battery makers rema

CHENNAI: The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked Kamarajar port to stop dredging activities temporarily, until the expert committee, constituted to investigate the e

A ground-breaking global convention on mercury today goes into effect, the United Nations environment wing said, protecting millions of children and infants from possible neurological and health da

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will ban the production and trade of a range of products containing mercury by 2020, including thermometers and blood pressure monitors, and ban primary mercury mining by

Mining companies commit environmental crimes such as contamination of water bodies with chemicals such as cyanide and mercury and air pollution caused by blasting and chimney smoke

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. N.R. Tanners Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 20/07/217 regarding disposal of industrial waste into river Ganga by the leather industries of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Fluoride in Drinking Water, 20/07/2017. State-wise number of habitations affected by fluoride, arsenic and other heavy metals as reported by the States into integrated management information system (IMIS) of the Ministry as on 14th July, 2017 is at Annexure-I. Under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), Up to 67% fund allocated to the states can be utilized for coverage & tackling water quality problems.

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