Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Navroz Mody Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding remediation of mercury contamination on account of manufacture of thermometers by M/s Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu. The applicant, a local resident, moved this Tribunal on 25.01.2017 objecting to the remediation work undertaken by HUL. It was also prayed that remediation procedures should be as per applicable guidelines in standards. The matter was considered with regard to the standard to be applied.

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A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel ordered the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to conduct a joint inspection and submit

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s N.G. Textiles Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 05/09/2018. This appeal has been preferred against the order of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 03.08.2018, directing the appellant to close the industrial process of the industry. The impugned order states that sample of effluent was collected at the time of inspection by a Joint Committee and the sample was found to be having mercury beyond the prescribed limit. According to the appellant, no mercury is used, as such, in its activities.

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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.

Meerut: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to seal all the hand pumps and bore wells which are drawing water contaminated with mercury in six districts of w

In 2015, rapper Sofia Ashraf, social activist Nityanand Jayaraman and filmmaker Rathindran R Prasad came together to make a video, titled Kodaikanal Won’t, that hit out at Unilever for not cleaning

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