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.

HYDERABAD: Castor oil also known as ‘Arandi ka tel’ in Hindi and ‘Amudham’ in Telugu has been an age old home remedy for a variety of ailments in India but the castor bean plant has another use whi

THE challenge of lead pollution in Kabwe has been exaggerated as information publicised by some international organisations suggests that Central

This document is the annual European Union (EU) emission inventory report under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP).

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