Toxic waste

Remove Carbide toxic waste under 'Swachh Bharat' drive: Groups

Remove Carbide toxic waste under 'Swachh Bharat' drive: Groups

Two organisations working for survivors of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to get the toxic waste lying in the defunct Union Carbide factory here removed under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' (SBA).

Dec 02, 2017, 14:26 PM IST

USD 30M battery recycling plant breaks ground in US


Reno (Nevada): A California company has broken ground on a USD 30-million battery recycling plant in Nevada that federal officials say will be the first of its kind in the world.

Aug 25, 2015, 01:28 AM IST

Non-utilisation of Rs 4 cr for disposing Carbide waste: Audit

About Rs 4 crore earmarked for safe disposal of toxic waste lying at Union Carbide site here was not utilised by Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB), an audit report has said.

Dec 02, 2013, 19:21 PM IST

200 mn people globally at risk of exposure to toxic waste: Study

Nearly 200 million people globally are at risk of exposure to toxic waste, a report has revealed.

Nov 20, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

UN conference adopts Minamata mercury treaty

A UN conference adopted a treaty on mercury control Thursday near the site of Japan`s worst industrial poisoning, as Tokyo pledged USD2 billion to help poorer nations combat pollution.

Oct 10, 2013, 19:52 PM IST

Handling oppn on Carbide waste disposal lies with Germany: MP

The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday said that the responsibility of the internal protests against the disposal of Union Carbide`s toxic waste in Germany, solely lies with the government of that country.

Jul 13, 2012, 21:33 PM IST

Bhopal gas leak: Toxic waste to be disposed in Germany

A GoM gave its approval to MP government to dispose of 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Germany.

Jun 08, 2012, 17:26 PM IST

Bhopal gas tragedy: Order on toxic waste deferred

SC put on hold its order directing disposal of toxic wastes lying in UCIL plant, now represented by DOW Chemical Company.

May 11, 2012, 21:27 PM IST

Shale gas extraction not harmful: Polish report

A scientific study in Poland has found that shale gas extraction at one site produced some toxic refuse but that the waste was reused and didn`t harm the environment.

Mar 02, 2012, 21:18 PM IST

Bugs generate power while cleaning nuclear waste

Researchers have figured out how a class of bugs can deliver double benefit -- generate power while cleaning up nuclear waste and other toxic metals.

Sep 07, 2011, 21:13 PM IST

NGO protests disposal of Carbide plant toxic waste

The process of disposal of 346 MT of toxic waste lying at defunct Union Carbide plant has once again hit a road block.

Jul 22, 2011, 12:11 PM IST

Toxic waste lying in premises of Mumbai ports: NCP

The Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist
Congress Party (NCP) has expressed shock over huge quantity of
toxic waste lying in the premises of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port
Trust and Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT).

Aug 17, 2010, 13:02 PM IST

Toxic waste at Union Carbide factory to be dumped in Pithampur

The defunct Union Carbide factory
has over 347 metric tonnes of toxic waste which will be
disposed of at the Pithampur-based Treatment Storage Disposal
Facility (TSDF) in Dhar district.

Jul 27, 2010, 18:21 PM IST