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54 hospitals get pollution notices in Punjab

July 10th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) Notices have been issued to 54 hospitals across Punjab for causing pollution through improper disposal of bio-medical waste in the state, an official said Sunday.Punjab Pollution ... Read more...

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Natural organic matter plays key role in making mercury toxic to living creatures

August 19th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): Scientists have found that naturally occurring organic matter in water and sediment appears to play a key role in helping microbes convert tiny particles of mercury in the ... Read more...

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Pollution board checking effects of oil spill in Satluj river

April 26th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ropar (Punjab), April 26 (IANS) The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has taken samples of water and plants from Satluj river in Punjab to evaluate the damage caused by a furnace oil ... Read more...

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Now, a device that converts toxic waste into electricity

December 27th, 2007 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Environmental engineers at Pennsylvania State University, US, are developing a device that would be able to clean toxic waste from mines and convert it into electricity.According to a ... Read more...

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60 tonnes of New York City waste makes way to Kochi

November 14th, 2007 - 2:28 am ICT by admin

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