Colombia’s government announced on July 16 that it has banned the use of mercury in all mineral extraction activities. By 2023 mercury will be entirely prohibited for industrial use.

When Erin Brockovich sued a major utility company in the 1990s for contaminating drinking water with hexavalent chromium, a toxic and carcinogenic metal, national attention turned to California.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs State of Punjab dated 16/07/2018 regarding contamination of drinking water by heavy metals in Punjab especially in Districts of Amritsar and Ludhiana because of polluting industries.

Sonali Bendre recently revealed that she has been diagnosed with a high-grade cancer that has metastasised.

Heavy metal pollution has become one of the most serious environmental problems at present.

Four United Nations human rights experts are calling for greater protection for Kenyan activists who have testified against a local lead-smelting plant accused of environmental pollution.

Maputo — The Mozambican government intends to eliminate the use of Mercury in industry, artisanal mining and other sectors of activity by 2020, to protect human health from the effects of this high

Kavumbi Munga takes an oath ready to testify at the Mombasa High Court on Thursday 17th May 2018, in a case where Owino Uhuru residents want compensation over the chemical from Lead Company which t

About 7,000 people, mostly women and children, are adversely affected due to lead poison associated with mining activities in gold bearing zone of Nigeria.

Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to agricultural productivity, food safety, and human health, but far too little is known about the scale and severity of that threat, warns a new FAO report released at the start of a global symposium.

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