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From 2017, thermal power plants across India will have to cut particulate matter emissions by as much as 40 per cent and reduce their water consumption by nearly a third according to th

The National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) is proposing a total ban on the production, importation and exportation of products containing mercury, says Dr Gerald Sawula, the NEMA Deput

Seasonal variation in the distribution of heavy metals in surface waters of Pulicat lake, Tamil Nadu, India was assessed from January 2011 to December 2012. Variation of heavy metals was maximum during summer and minimum during monsoon. The heavy metals investigated were nickel, copper, zinc, chromium, cadmium, mercury, lead and iron. The data revealed that nickel and lead were below the permissible limits, copper, zinc, chromium and mercury were moderately above the permissible limits whereas cadmium concentration was found to be high.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Toxics Link Vs. Union of India & Others dated 01/12/2015 regarding environment friendly disposal of CFL and recovery of mercury.

Illegal levels of arsenic and mercury polluted the Rio Doce river in the days after a dam burst at an iron ore mine in early November in Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster, according to tes

Soon, thousands of schoolchildren in the State will walk onto their campus carrying a bag filled with discarded plastic bottles and ditched electronic devices.

‘Mercury in the Mist,’ a documentary on plight of people affected by alleged mercury contamination by Hindustan Uniliver Clinical Thermometer factory in Kodaikanal, was screened by Sevvakam, a yout

After sending fire crackers commonly used in Diwali and often handled by children to a private laboratory, NGO Awaaz Foundation has written to the chief minister and the Ministry of Environment, Fo

The Ministry of Environment, Science Technology and Innovation (MESTI) has begun the process required to ratify and rapidly implement the Minamata Convention on mercury to protect human life and th

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