Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
The Supreme Court recently cleared the constitution of a five-member environmental protection authority (EPA) by the central government. A three-judge bench observed that the authority for the national capital region is "not only appropriate but also timely". The EPA would include Anil Agarwal, director of the Centre for Science and Environment; Bhure Lal, central vigilance commission secretary; D K Biswas, chairperson of Central Pollution Control Board; Kiran Dhingra, Delhi transport commissioner and Jagdish Khattar, executive director of the Maruti Udyog Limited.