Asks Central Pollution Control Board to get expert opinion

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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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

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

The Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force in August 2017, committing its currently 92 parties to take action to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury. But how can we tell whether the convention is achieving its objective? Although the convention requires periodic effectiveness evaluation (1), scientific uncertainties challenge our ability to trace how mercury policies translate into reduced human and wildlife exposure and impacts.

The government has estimated that $400 million will be needed to dredge and clean the heavy mercury content in the River Ankobra in the Western Region due to the activities of illegal small-scale m

Scorching sun beats down on half a dozen women as they carry large sacks of crushed ore on their backs at the Osiri-Matanda gold mine near Kenya's border with Tanzania.

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