Monrovia – A Turkish mining company operating in Bong County has been found liable for environmental degradation after “a catastrophic failure” of its tailing storage facility (TSF) on September 27

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.

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.

First step towards banning the harmful chemical, replacing pipes across country

The health department has finally acted upon and collected water samples from Asola village, where kidney failures are reported to be endemic.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs. Union of India & Others dated 24/01/2018 regarding phasing out of PVC pipes containing lead.

MoEF is directed to issue general directions to the industries to publish a caveat with each product of PVC pipes containing lead, which are going to be phased out, that it contains lead which is harmful to the health.

Aligarh, a densely populated town of Uttar Pradesh, is the hub of a variety of industries and is feared to be home to children at risk of lead exposure. Hence, this study was planned to determine the socio-demographic and clinical correlates of elevated blood lead levels in children of Aligarh.

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JOHANNESBURG - "Look at my spinach. That is the sand from the mine. The yellow one in the soil -- it's destroying everything," said Thabo Ngubane as he tended his small allotment in Soweto.

Exposure To Chemical Can Do Irreversible Damage To Kids

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