India generates 7.9 million tonnes of hazardous waste every year with the highest amount generated by Maharashtra, the environment ministry said Friday.
Efforts of the state government to clean Budha Nullah seem to be turning futile as effluents are still being discharged into the water body.
There is no policy or guidelines for disposing of toxic waste generated by city hospitals and nursing homes in the city. This shocking fact came to light in a recent RTI reply.
The Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) is going to form a committee to create an inventory of e-wastes following frequent failure to collect these wastes in the state.
Toxic waste sites in India with elevated levels of lead and chromium are causing disease, disability and even death, leading to loss of healthy years of life among people, according to a new resear
The Chinese capital implemented its strictest wetland-protection regulations on Wednesday, threatening violators with a top fine of 500,000 yuan ($81,000).
Air samples taken from locations around the municipal waste incinerator in Sukhdev Vihar in South Delhi have revealed fine particulate pollution to be at life-threatening levels and the presence of
Designers of everything from mobile phones to electric car batteries should make their products far easier to recycle to offset soaring demand for metals, two United Nations reports recommended on
There was a time when the banks of Chitrapuzha near Irumpanam were blessed by the green and yielding paddy fields.
After her path-breaking discovery of 14 new species of Chironomus or midge fly in 2009, local scholar Dr Pragya Khanna’s has come up with alarming research findings suggesting “poisoning” of Jammu
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