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.
Nearly 200 million people globally are at risk of exposure to toxic waste, a report has revealed.
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.
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.
A GoM gave its approval to MP government to dispose of 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Germany.
SC put on hold its order directing disposal of toxic wastes lying in UCIL plant, now represented by DOW Chemical Company.
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.
Researchers have figured out how a class of bugs can deliver double benefit -- generate power while cleaning up nuclear waste and other toxic metals.
The process of disposal of 346 MT of toxic waste lying at defunct Union Carbide plant has once again hit a road block.
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).
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.
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