If you painted your house between July last year and now, there is a high chance it has high levels of lead.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 25/05/2017 regarding environment and ecological damage caused by the use of lead in manufacturing of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes and other products. The Applicant Jan Sahyog Manch has also prayed for stringent directions for withdrawing the PVC pipes out of the market which are containing lead based heat stabilizer.

MoEF&CC has been directed by NGT :

'City on brink of danger; timely action need of the hour'

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

CENTRAL Province permanent secretary Chanda Kabwe has commended the World Bank for funding the lead remediation project in Kabwe aimed at mitigating the impact of lead poisoning on human health and

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Ground Water, 09/02/2017. Ground water quality data generated by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) during various scientific studies and ground water quality monitoring indicates that ground water in isolated pockets in parts of various States is contaminated with Fluoride, Nitrate, Arsenic, Lead, Cadmium, Chromium etc. The State-wise details of districts affected in parts with ground water contamination are given at Annexure I.

Lead and other heavy metals such as cadmium and chromium have been found in samples of Sprite, Mountain Dew, 7UP, Pepsi and Coca-Cola, the government told Parliament on Tuesday.

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC), in its recent notification, has prohibited manufacture, trade, import as well as export of household and decorative paints containing lead or lead compounds in excess of 90 parts per million (ppm).

Now, with lead sulfide and zinc ore reserves seemingly exhausted, Kabwe, the capital of Zambia's Central Province, is a ghost town, local people say.

The objective of the study was to identify risk factors and describe outcomes for children newly identified with blood lead levels (BLLs) ≥45 µg/dL in New York City (NYC) during 2004-2010 to promote timely identification as well as inform clinical practice and public health policy.

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